TERRORISM FEATURED prominently in the addresses of the SAARC leaders at the inauguration of the 15th SAARC Summit. They were united in condemnation of terrorism and warning of the threat it posed to development of the region.
VAVUNIYA: A SPECIAL POLICE team from TRINCOMALEE acting on information given by some civilians made their way to NAGAILUPPUKULAM in VAVUNIYA late Sunday (3) evening and uncovered an LTTE suicide belt, one hand grenade, two 9-V batteries and two detonator cords.
THE CULMINATION CEREMONY of the renowned annual Mavadipuram â€œTheeru Karthigeyâ€ (Pooja) prayers in Jaffna, lying in the Palaly High Security Zone (HSZ) was conducted recently on a grand scale, attended by thousands of devotees.
FACED WITH STRICT vigilance along the Tamil Nadu coast and continuous monitoring of LTTE sympathizers in the state, the Tamil Tigers have shifted their smuggling base to Kerala, said Tamil Nadu DGP K. P. Jain.
MULLAITTIVU: TECHNICAL SOURCES and monitored LTTE transmissions in the Wanni on Monday (4) confirmed the fact that intense fighting for capture of MALLAVI Tiger strongholds, about thirteen km west of MANKULAM on A-9 road has inflicted Tiger (LTTE) losses as high as some 25 terrorists killed and over 60 injured, Wanni military sources announced.