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Policemen inspect the wreckage of the damaged bus after it was exploded by the LTTE at Godagama yesterday. Inset: The ill fated bus. AFP

Fifteen killed in bomb blast

New wave of crime: LTTE terrorism targets civilians

A powerful explosion ripped through a packed passenger bus yesterday in Godagama, killing 15 and injuring 42 passengers. Deputy Inspector General Police Jayantha Gamage told the Sunday Observer that the bomb, believed to have been set off by the LTTE in the Matara bound private bus, exploded while the bus was proceeding along Godagamma. At the time of the blast it had carried 65 passengers.

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No. 3 LTTE fugitive held for arms smuggling

The Indonesian intelligence officers have taken into custody, the No. 3 fugitive of the Tiger arms smuggling ring, Pradeepan Thevaraja who was named in the most wanted list by Interpol.

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Prof. Vitharana to present new proposals at APRC

A set of proposals, which were prepared taking into consideration the proposals submitted by the Expert Panel, will be discussed at the All Party Representatives Committee (APRC) next week.

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CB takes tough measures on financial stability

Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal last week disclosed the Bank's policies for financial system stability for 2007 and beyond. Accordingly the Central Bank has introduced tough regulatory and supervisory measures in its Road Map: Monetory and Financial Sector Policies for financial system stability in 2007 and beyond report issued last week.

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