Friday, December 09, 2005

Sri Lanka is ready for war says Chief of Defence

Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Daya Sandagiri said in a press conference held in Colombo today that his troops are ready for war.

"We are prepared. We have the superior position. There is no doubt about it." said the Army Chief, indicating that the Sri Lanka Army had took full advantage of the peace process to arm and train itself to new heights.

Fears of the three-year-old truce breaking has increased after the murder of two women in Batticaloa by members of Karuna Group whose strings are pulled by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA)

"Civilian unrest and accelerating violence is due to intensified military violence against the people and sabotage activities of armed groups that work alongside the... military," the Political Head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) had said earlier.

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