21 killed in LTTE suicide blast in Sri Lanka (Second Lead)

October 6th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS  

Colombo, Oct 6 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed in a suicide bomb blast by the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka’s north-central town of Anuradhapura, defence officials said.Maj. Gen (Retired) Janaka Perera, who is a member of the main opposition United National Party (UNP), his wife and another opposition member were among those killed in the blast.

According to officials, the explosion was a suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Talim Eelam (LTTE) rebels.

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