LTTE blasts another passenger bus: 7 killed, 26 injured
Seven passengers including a woman and an army
soldier were killed when Tiger terrorists exploded a powerful bomb
in a bus in Vavuniya yesterday, the Media Centre for National
Security (MCNS) said.
Wattala claymore targets VIP convoy?
Was the 12 kilo claymore mine bomb found at a
Cable television shop at the Pearl Park Supermarket at Wattala aimed
at a VIP convoy or against any other economic targets like the
Sapugaskande Oil Refinery or the Colombo Port? The plan to attack
the Refinery was foiled following the arrest of a top LTTE cadre
last week in the Mount Lavinia area.
Stringent security during New Year
Security arrangements in Colombo and in the
provincial capitals will be tightened in view of the forthcoming
Sinhala and Tamil New year, where large crowds are expected at
places of worship, bus stands, railway stations and shops.