LTTE terrorists explode bomb targeting road marathon; Minister
Jeyraj Fernandopulle killed
Minister Jeyraj Fernandopulle
LTTE terrorists have exploded a bomb targeting a road marathon
organized in the Weliweriaya town around 7.30 this morning.
According to the available information Minister of Highways and Road
Development Jeyaraj Fernandopulle, who was the chief guest to the
occasion along with many civilians who have been killed in the cowardly
The bomb has been exploded just before the Minister declared the start
of the marathon at the Kanthi play ground, in Weliweriaya.
Meanwhile, Gampaha Division SSP Hector Darmasiri was also seriously
injured and admitted to the General Hospital at Gampaha. Gampaha
Hospital sources, speaking to defence.lk said that over 50 people were
admitted and more casualties were been received at the moment.
LTTE is a ruthless terrorist outfit notorious for crimes against
innocent civilians. In its pursuit for a mono ethnic separate homeland
for Tamils, the outfit has killed and maimed over tens and innocent
children, Tamil and Sinhalese political leaders in indiscriminate bomb
attacks. FBI in a recent report called LTTE the most dangerous terrorist
outfit in the world.
More information will follow. . .