US lawmakers - Tiger lobby links exposed
The US Treasury Department’s recent clampdown on
the TRO accusing it of raising funds on behalf of the designated
terrorist group, the LTTE, has once again thrown the spotlight on
the shadowy ‘LTTE lobby’ whose access to powerful US lawmakers
helped to legitimise this and other Tiger fronts allowing them to
operate without let or hindrance for almost a decade
Tigers exploit Madhu No Fire Zone
The LTTE has reverted to the tactic of taking
cover of the ‘No Fire Zone’ in the holy Madhu shrine area as they
got a heavy beating in the Vavuniya and Mannar fronts losing a large
number of their cadres, Military Spokesman Brigadier Udaya
Nanayakkara said yesterday.
Sailor defuses 1.5kg time bomb at A’pura fair
A time bomb targeting civilians visiting the
Sunday fair in Anuradhapura was detected yesterday around 11.45 a.m.
North Central Province DIG K.P.P. Pathirana said.