Sunday, May 24, 2009

Lanka envoy, Tamils cross swords over Toronto restaurant fire

Toronto, May 24 (IANS) A Saturday morning fire at a Sinhalese restaurant here further fuelled tensions between the two Sri Lankan communities in Canada.

While the Sri Lankan consul general blamed Tamil Tigers for the fire, Tamil leaders hit back by asking Canada to expel him. There are over 300,000 Sri Lankan Tamils as against about 50,000 Sinhalese in the Toronto area. Full text Share on Facebook