Operation Sea Breeze (Sri Lanka)

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Operation Sea Breeze
Part of Sri Lankan Civil War
Date September 1990
Location Mullaitivu, northern Sri Lanka
Result Sri Lankan Military victory
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan Military LTTE
Commanders and leaders
Major General (later Lieutenant General) Denzil Kobbekaduwa,
Brigadier (later Major General) Vijaya Wimalaratne
Velupillai Prabhakaran

Operation Sea Breeze was a combined military operation launched by the Sri Lanka Armed Forces in Mullaitivu. It was the first amphibious operation launched by the Sri Lankan military in its history. The operation was carried out to break the siege and reinforce the Sri Lanka Army camp in Mullaitivu. It was successfully carried out and the area controlled by the camp was extended.[1]