Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Watch out for possible attacks: Minister

Troops capture strategically important Kiranchi

In the wake of security forces advancing further into Tiger territory the government urged civilians yesterday to be more vigilant as the LTTE might resort to targeting civilians in the South.

“The government is advising the people to pay extra attention to security as the LTTE which is facing defeat may carry out attacks on civilians,” Government defence spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said.

The note of caution also comes as the LTTE prepares to commemorate its ‘Mahaveer week’ (Heroes week) which begins on November 20.

Minister Rambukwella said there was no ‘Mahaveer Day’ for Tigers to commemorate as the LTTE had lost almost everything it possessed. Full Text