Operation Rana Gosa

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Operation Rana Gosa
Part of Sri Lankan civil war
Date 4 March, 1999 - ?
Location Northern Province, Sri Lanka
Result Sri Lankan Army victory
535 square kilometres of territory re-captured.
Emblem of Sri Lanka.svg Military of Sri Lanka Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
Commanders and leaders
Lt. Gen. Srilal Weerasooriya Velupillai Prabhakaran

Operation Rana Gosa, (battle cry in Sinhala), was an operation fought during the Sri Lankan Civil War as part of Eelam War III launched on 4 March 1999. The Operation resulted in the Sri Lankan Army re-capturing of 535 square kilometres of territory previously occupied by the LTTE.[1]

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  1. ^ Athas, Iqbal. "The Situation Report Tigers' mini-bomb campaign IRA style". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 12 December 2011. 

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