Sunday, May 24, 2009

Conflicting accounts of S.Lanka Tiger chief death

COLOMBO (AFP) – Conflicting accounts emerged on Sunday of when and where Sri Lankan rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was killed, after a report of his death was published in a state-run newspaper.

The military had previously announced Prabhakaran, 54, was shot on Monday when trying to escape the final battle in a small convoy of vehicles that included a van and an ambulance. Full text Share on Facebook