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A great warrior and gentleman

Aug 8, 2010 4:16:47 PM- defence.lk
Eighteen years have passed since that fateful day, August 8, 1992, when a LTTE laid landmine explosion at Araly point in Jaffna peninsula, took the lives of Maj. Gen. Vijaya Wimalaratne, Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa, Northern Naval Commander Vice Admiral Mohan Jayamaha and six other gallant officers with the only survivor being Major General Vijaya Wimalaratne's buddy Sergeant Major Upali who lost both his legs. He is presently a Provincial Councillor of the North Central Provincial Council.