10th February 2019 20:52:53 Hours
Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), in a special programme to commemorate the 71st National Independence Day appreciated the services of 2 Army Officers and 10 Other Rankers during the times of recent floods and disasters in Mullaittivu areas in December last year.
Those twelve Army personnel, irrespective of their own lives rescued many lives and attended to the emergencies day and night. On the same day, the SFHQ-MLT provided a stock of essentials to the resident patients at Mullaittivu District hospital on account of the National Independence Day.
Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu early morning on the National Day, began commemorative proceedings with the singing of the National Anthem and observance of a two-minute silence in memory of all fallen War Heroes. The ceremonies had to be however scaled down due to torrential rains on Monday (4) in Mullaittivu.