Tiger bomb kills Jeyaraj
14 others including National Athletics Coach, ace
marathon runner killed:
Highways and Road Development Minister Jeyaraj
Fernandopulle and 13 others were killed in a LTTE suicide bomb blast
in Weliweriya, Gampaha around 7.45 a.m yesterday, which also left
over 90 people injured.
President condemns cowardly assassination
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday
emphatically and unequivocally condemned the cowardly assassination
of Minister Jeyaraj Fernandopulle by LTTE terrorists.
Irreparable loss - PM
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka in a
condolence message on the untimely death of Minister Jeyaraj
Fernandopulle reiterated that the LTTE was engaged in this type of
heinous crimes to paralyse the Government's effort of eradicating
terrorism from Sri Lanka.