LTTE chief Prabhakaran is dead: reports

May 18th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Colombo, May 17 (IANS) Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran was killed Monday while trying to escape the war zone in the island’s north, reports said quoting military officials.
An ambulance ferrying Prabhakaran and some of his associates took a direct hit as Sri Lankan troops continued their mopping up operations for the last of the guerrillas in Mullaitivu district, the reports said.

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