Top LTTEs Gobith,Amuthab and Paramanantha are reportedly killed.
It is reported that more and more civilians are escaping from LTTE controlle areas.
Two top LTTE commanders, Gobith and Amuthab, who headed a special unit named after Prabhakaran's son "Charles Antony," were killed in fierce fighting in which troops wrested the village of Anandapuram, Defence Ministry sources said.
The LTTE had been putting up a stiff resistance to prevent the Army from taking over the village which was its last road link for bringing in supplies and logistics.
Police commanders attacked a group of Tigers in Sri Lanka's East killing 13 rebels. The battle in the forests near eastern Ampara district was fiercely fought for hours.
Sources said that LTTE's explosive expert Paramanantha master was among the dead.
With the hunt is still on, LTTE are slowly losing their top leaders too.
Sri Lankan military said on Friday that two leaders of Tamil Tigers rebels' elite "Charles Antony" band were killed in recent fighting in the north.
The Ministry of Defense said in a statement that the leader of the "Charles Antony" band of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Amuthab, and former leader of the same band Gobith were killed in recent fighting in Puthukkudiyiruppu.
"Charles Antony" is known to be the elite band of the LTTE that was there in almost all major battles fought with the Army, said the statement.