Sri Lanka Army

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Prabha's Son Charles Anthony Confirmed Injured

MULLAITTIVU: TIGER supremo, PIRABHAHARAN’s son, CHARLES ANTHONY PIRABHAHARAN (24) alias DHANASEKARAN in the LTTE outfit has been confirmed injured during the most recent offensives in PUTHUKKUDIYIRUPPU, according to Military Intelligence and other technical sources.

CHARLES ANTHONY, in charge of LTTE’s manufacturing unit of Weapons and Explosives (IED) was born in TAMIL NADU on 18th April 1985 and trained as an expert for manufacture of explosives cum technician for aircraft engineering in the organization. He was instrumental in producing at least two kinds of powerful LTTE bombs, known as “RAGAVAN I, II, III” and “SAMADANA SHELL”. He was also associated with the production of bombs for use in LTTE aircraft.

CHARLES ANTHONY was also the brainchild behind LTTE aerial attacks on KATUNAYAKE Sri Lanka Air Force base on 26th March 2007. On 29th April 2007 he was also responsible for sending an LTTE aircraft targeting KOLONNAWA oil storage and MUTHURAJAWELA gas storage complex.  He engineered the  abortive attack on PALALY air base in JAFFNA on 24th April 2007.

He received  his name after Tiger leader’s TRINCOMALEE confidante, CHARLES ANTHONY died during a gun battle with Army troops in MEESALAI in 1983. PIRABHAHARAN’s son born, just two years after his death, was named accordingly as a token of respect in his memory.