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A Joint operation was launched a short while ago by the Vavuniya police, the army and the Special Task Force to rescue three jailors who were taken hostage by a group of LTTE suspects yesterday.

Our reporter at the scene said that the Armed forces are about to storm the building and are currently making arrangements in order to initiate the resuce. People from buildings surrounding the area have been evacuated in order to proceed with the operation.The Jailors have been held hostage for over 16 hours .(Romesh Madushanka)

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  • Anon Friday, 29 June 2012 11:59 AM

    Way to go police! Finally SL police is catching up with US!

    Minis Friday, 29 June 2012 05:43 AM

    Awesome! I wish I could see this! must look like the movies

    charith seneviratne Friday, 29 June 2012 06:12 AM

    Beware "human rights" guys may be around. White flags and also channel four !!!!!

    Coconut Donkey Friday, 29 June 2012 06:20 AM

    this is not going to end well for anyone...

    TMA Friday, 29 June 2012 06:33 AM

    LTTE's dead they said, country's in peace they said

    Hussain Friday, 29 June 2012 06:46 AM

    Show no mercy to these thugs.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 29 June 2012 06:51 AM

    Well done SriLankan Police. If you all perform your duties without Political interference always you'll will succeed. Good luck....

    Priyanka Friday, 29 June 2012 07:18 AM

    It is very easy to handle LTTE and other prisoners in the prison by the police. Will they able to handle politicians? In UK the priminister of that country was answering the enquiery.

    AW Friday, 29 June 2012 07:34 AM

    Perhaps, Diaspora creeped into the prison! because MR declared no more LTTE, no more devisions but Sri Lankans!!!

    Coconut Donkey Friday, 29 June 2012 07:43 AM

    Three hostages rescued safely, i stand to be corrected.


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