Friday, January 9, 2009

Will LTTE surrender?

- Frances Bulathsinghala

(manoramaonline)Colombo: The LTTE's northern lair in Kilinochchi is no more and its leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran is a man scuttling for dear life. As warplanes gave chase to the fleeing rebels after the military took over the guerilla's de facto state on January 2, Colombo was waiting with bated breath for the capture of the once elusive rebel leader. According to the military, it's anticipated trophy is a Prabhakaran captured alive. This, according to the army commander is imminent, with government troops heading to fully capture Mullativu, the last stronghold of the rebels. Full Text