Wednesday, May 27, 2009

No suicide bomber among surrendered LTTE cadres: Sri Lanka

(TH)Manik Farm Complex, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka (PTI): The Sri Lankan Army did not find any suicide bombers as they screened over 9,000 LTTE combatants who had surrendered in the just-ended conflict with the Tamil Tigers, fuelling anxiety about their whereabouts.

"We could not find any LTTE suicide bombers among the 9,100 LTTE cadres who confessed to their involvement in the offensive," a top Army commander said here, expressing relief that relief camps would not be targetted. Full text