'India has realised danger from LTTE'
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that India
and the US are supporting the war against LTTE terrorism because
they themselves feel threatened by the Tigers. "India now realises
that it could be the next target of the LTTE. And I am told that the
LTTE has taken a contract to motivate Al Qaeda cadres to become
suicide bombers," Rajapaksa told IANS on the sidelines of a press
conference here Tuesday.
Search operations intensified in Thanamalwila
Search operations in Thanamalwila and Moneragala
areas were intensified after deploying additional troops and Police
personnel as another two soldiers engaged in search operations have
injured in a Tiger fire in Sirinandapura, Police and Military
sources said yesterday.
'TN turning into arms haven'
Alleging large scale infiltration of the
outlawed Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam into Tamil Nadu, the
opposition AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa yesterday said
the state was "fast turning into an arms godown" from haven of peace
and demanded the dismissal of the DMK Government.