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LTTE spin docs created casualty figures to cover up failed bid to stop civilian exodus – Gota
Tigers retreat leaving two anti-aircraft guns mounted on double cabs, one 30 mm weapon

LTTE spin doctors in a last ditch bid to force international intervention yesterday claimed that over 3,200 civilians had been killed in an artillery barrage directed at no fire zone on the Mullaitivu coast over the weekend and on Monday.The Defence Ministry said that this accusation was made to cover up death and injuries to several hundred civilians in the no fire zone at the hands of the LTTE.

Sri Lanka’s first National Railway Museum was daclared open yesterday (11) by Minister of Transport, Dullas Alahaperuma. He along with the Minister of Cultural Affairs, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene, Deputy Minister of Transport, Lasantha Alagiyawanna examine an exhibit at the newly opened Museum.
Pic by: Kamal Wanniarachchi



 

Sarana, 3 others remanded till May 25
Gampaha District UPFA MP Sarana Gunawa-rdena and three others, including two police bodyguards, were remanded till May 25 by the Attanagalle Magistrate over the abduction of a 12-year-old boy in the run up to...

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