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Mine blast kills seven in Sri Lanka (Lead)


January 9th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 9 (Xinhua) Three air force personnel and four civilians were killed Friday morning in a Claymore mine explosion carried out by suspected Tamil Tiger rebels in eastern Sri Lanka, an ... Read more...

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Call to all political leaders to wakeup to save the country.


June 8th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
The Tamil United Liberation Front very strongly condemns the LTTE for causing the death of 22 innocent civilians and also for causing grievous injuries to over sixty others by targeting a crowded ... Read more...

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Three Maoist guerrillas killed in Chhattisgarh


June 7th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Three Maoist guerrillas, including a woman, were killed Saturday afternoon during a gunfight with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, the police said. The incident took place in ... Read more...

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Two bus bombings kill 23, injured 80 in Sri Lanka(Roundup)


June 6th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 6 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and about 80 injured Friday as suspected Tamil Tigers bombed two passenger buses in strife-hit Sri Lanka, triggering a furious ... Read more...

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23 killed, 80 injured in Sri Lanka carnage(Roundup)


June 6th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 6 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and about 80 injured Friday as suspected Tamil Tigers bombed two buses in strife-torn Sri Lanka, triggering a furious response from President ... Read more...

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21 killed, 60 injured in blast near Colombo (Third Lead)


June 6th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 6 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and 60 injured Friday when a powerful bomb ripped through a packed public transport bus near the Sri Lankan capital ... Read more...

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16 civilians killed in Sri Lanka blast


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Colombo, May 23 (Xinhua) At least 16 people were killed in an explosion in northern Sri Lanka Friday, rebel sources and local media reported. A website close to the Liberation Tigers of ... Read more...

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12 killed in fresh Sri Lanka clashes


May 3rd, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) At least 12 combatants, including 10 Tamil Tigers, were killed and scores wounded as government troops and the rebels were locked in sporadic clashes in the northwestern Mannar ... Read more...

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12 killed, 30 wounded in Sri Lanka bus blast (Lead)


April 25th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 25 (IANS) At least 12 passengers were killed and over 30 wounded when a powerful bomb ripped through a crowded bus on the outskirts of the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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15 killed in heavy fighting in Sri Lanka


April 15th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Colombo, April 15 (DPA) Government troops and Tamil rebels clashed in northern Sri Lanka leaving behind at least 13 rebels and two soldiers dead and more than 15 injured, a military spokesman ... Read more...

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One killed in Colombo blast


March 10th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
Colombo, March 10 (IANS) One person was killed and four others, including three school children, were injured in a bomb blast in south Colombo Monday morning, the Sri Lankan Army spokesman said. ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan legislator killed


March 6th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Colombo, March 6 (Xinhua) A legislator representing the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) was killed in northern Sri Lanka Thursday afternoon, military and party officials said. K. Sivanesan, legislator from the northern Jaffna ... Read more...

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Three Sri Lankan soldiers killed in rebel attack


February 20th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by admin
DPA Colombo, Feb 20 (DPA) Three soldiers were killed by suspected Tamil rebels in south-eastern Sri Lanka Wednesday as fighting between government troops and rebels continued in the northern part of the country, ... Read more...

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23 killed in Sri Lanka blast


January 16th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, Jan 16 (ANI): At least 23 people were killed and several others were injured in a blast suspected to have been triggered by Tamil Tiger rebels on a bus in in ... Read more...

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Blast kills Sri Lankan minister


January 8th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, Jan 8 (ANI): Sri Lankas Minister for Nation Building, D M Dassanayake, was killed Tuesday morning in a blast in Ja-Ela town, about 19km north of Colombo. According to official sources, Dassanayakes ... Read more...

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