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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 104

LTTE warns of more attacks on Sri Lanka military installations

Colombo, 26 March, (Asiantribune.com): Though Sri Lanka’s Defense Ministry revealed that the situation at Katunayake was brought under total control but the military spokesman for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil EElam warned “Other Lanka military installations will also be Targets of future attacks by the Tamil Tigers.”

It is now officially revealed by the LTTE that two attack air-crafts belonging to Liberation Tigers carried out bombing raids at the Sri Lanka Air Force airbase at Katunayake at 12:45 a.m. early morning Monday and returned safely to Vanni, said Rasaiah Ilanthiraiyan., LTTE military spokesman.

Ilanthiraiyan warned following the first-ever aerial attack by the Tigers, other Sri Lanka military installations will also be targets of future attacks.

The targets for the LTTE’s air attack were the SLAF's Kfir and MiG-27 hangers at the military base located adjoining the Katunayake International Airport (KIA), Ilanthiraiyan said.
Security sources said the situation at Katunayake was brought under total control while all measures were enforced to secure the security in the area.

The Sources further added that a bomb explosion had occurred near the SL Air Force Base Katunayake today (26.03.2007) at around 01:00 a.m.

According to reports there was no effect at the Bandaranayake International Air Fort. Meanwhile according to Negambo hospital sources seventeen injured are presently under going treatment.

- Asian Tribune -

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