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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 822

Prabhakaran still alive !!

By Ruwan Weerakoon from Colombo

Colombo, 18 May, (Asiantribune.com): Latest reports emerging from the battle front reveals that LTTE leader Prabhakaran, his intelligence chief Pottu Amman and Soosai, the Head of the Sea Tigers are still alive and are being pursued.

According to the Sri Lanka Army, the Special Forces Commanded by Colonel Atula Kodiipili and Special Commandos Brigade commander Colonel Ralf Nugera are at the moment engaged in fierce battle, 100 meters south of A35 road.

The Sri Lanka Army which is bent on releasing the news on an installment basis, said the LTTE leader V. Prabakaran, Intelligence chief Pottu Amman and Sea Tiger Leader Soosai have been encircled.

In a battle front where presently heightened tension prevails and the the order of the order, it was reported that there are 200 LTTE bodies around in the battle area.

One of Military officer had told to Asian Tribune, that according to LTTE radio transmission, troops confirmed that Prbakaran and rest of the top leaders are still still alive and it is said that Special Forces and Commandos have already sealed off the area

Yesterday evening Special Forces advanced to an area 400 x 500 - small box, which LTTE leadership was confined. The battle front office said the area where leaders lived was heavily mined and Special Forces troops were able to defuse the land mines and make path and engage in fierce battle and enter LTTE leaders hide out.

Reports further reveal that the special force were able to kill Charles Anthony, son of Prabhakaran, LTTE political Head Nadesan, Secretary General of the LTTE’s Peace Sectariat Pulidavan and former Batticloa LTTE Head Ramesh was killed by Special forces

Prabhakaran and the rest of the top two leaders escaped with their body guards from small box in an Armor plated bus and presently confined to a small area. It is said that there are large number of Prabhakaran's body guards at the moment are engaged in battle with Special Forces and Commando's.

The second installment of the fate of the LTTE leaders is expected to be release by the Sri Lanka Army soon.

- Asian Tribune -

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