Iranamadu

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Iranamadu
இரணமடு
ඉරණමඩුව
Village
Iranamadu is located in Sri Lanka
Iranamadu
Iranamadu
Coordinates: 9°20′0″N 80°24′0″E / 9.33333°N 80.40000°E / 9.33333; 80.40000
Country Sri Lanka
Province Northern
District Kilinochchi
DS Division Karachchi

Iranamadu (Tamil: இரணமடு - translation Double-bund, Sinhala: රණමඩුව Ranamaduwa) is a military city in Kilinochchi District, Sri Lanka. It consist a lake that provides water to the paddy fields in the region. Sri Lankan Army claimed in early 2009 that they captured an Air Tiger Airstrip in the area.[1]

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Air[edit]

The airstrip which was once belonged to the LTTE is being expanded by the Sri Lankan Airforce to make it an important airforce base in the north. It will be called SLAF Iranamadu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1881087,00.html

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External links[edit]

Satellite image of LTTE airstrip

Coordinates: 9°20′N 80°24′E / 9.333°N 80.400°E / 9.333; 80.400