The joint headquarters of the Sri Lankan forces in Vanni, situated in Vavuniyaa town, came under attack for more than 2 hours by the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) in the early hours of Tuesday, according to initial reports from the town. There were at least 11 explosions that rocked the town and heavy exchange of gunfire was reported till 5:00 a.m. Meanwhile, there were also reports of three LTTE’s aircrafts engaged in the mission over Vavunyaa, around 2:30 a.m. In the meantime, at least one civilian was wounded when Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) attacked two localities in LTTE controlled region in Vanni.Kilde :Tamilnet.com, Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.
Sri Lanka’s President Rajapakse cancels his Oxford Union visit over “security concerns”. Channel 4 News last night revealed new footage of an alleged massacre of Tamil prisoners in Sri Lanka. President Mahinda Rajapakse was due to speak on Thursday at the Oxford Union. However, the Union issued a statement today cancelling his visit “due to […]
A prominent Tamil film director and a vocal Eelam supporter Seeman has been arrested at his residence few hours ago. He was arrested for his fiery speech on October 19, 2008 at Rameswaram huge rally organized by the Tamil Nadu directors and other people in the Tamil film industry. Speaking on his arrest Seeman said, […]
Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan was further detained with the CID till December 10 for questioning over the killing of Batticaloa District Parliamentarian Joseph Pararajasingham in 2005. Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya detained Chandrakanthan till December 10 when he was produced before the Magistrate yesterday for physical examination of the detainee. The CID producing him before the Magistrate […]