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 […]
Rameswaram – Sri Lankan navy personals fired at 40 odd mechanized fishing boats in the sea near disputed Kachathivu area. One fisherman was killed and 100 injured in the Lankan Navy firing and killed fisherman identified as Murugan from Thataneri in Madurai. Sri Lankan navy personals also used iron rods, other sharp objects in addition […]