Monday, December 05, 2005

LTTE denies involvement in Jaffna mine attack

Speaking to a Tamil language website, Mr.Illaparithy the Political Head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for the Jaffna district said that the LTTE had no involvement in the mine attack that killed six soldiers on Sunday.

He highlighted the fact that there are currently no LTTE members in the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) occupied areas of the Jaffna district. Political carders of the LTTE were pulled out of occupied territories after they were repeatedly targeted by SLA aided paramilitaries.

On June 26, a bus carrying LTTE political carders, was targeted by a remote controlled mine in Welikanda.

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