US busts LTTE’s Asian weapons network
Plot to buy and transfer arms to Tigers bared:
US authorities said they had busted an
arms-trafficking gang, arresting six Asians who had been trying to
smuggle weapons from the United States to the LTTE. Singaporean
Haniffa Bin Osman, 55, was the latest person to plead guilty in the
EU steps up anti-LTTE action
THE US action comes in the wake of the arrest of
17 Tiger suspects, including one French national, in Paris on April
1 after a probe lasting more than one year.
Sea Tiger boat destroyed
ONE Tiger suicide boat was destroyed, killing
two cadres on board, as Naval troops engaged five Sea Tiger boats
heading towards the Southern seas yesterday around 10.40 a.m., Navy
Spokesman Commander D.K.P. Dassanayaka told the Daily News.