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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2735

JHU warns government of an intended massive attack by the LTTE

By Vandana Jayasinghe - Asian TRibune

Colombo, 09 October,(Asiantribune.com): The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), advising the government to strengthen its security measures, warned of a massive attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) LTTE, which faces a serious set back after the Mavil Aru and Sampur victories.

Puravidya Chakkrawarthi Ven. Ellawala Medananda Thera, Leader of the JHU and MP told the Asian Tribune that the JHU has enough evidences to show that the LTTE is preparing for a major attack. Ven Medananda thera, who returned after a tour in the East, said that LTTE was in the process of acquiring traditional homelands belong to Sinhala villagers.

"They have changed the names of these villages and their demarcations as well. New fences have been erected by the LTTE demarcating boundaries of their territory," he said.

According to the JHU leader, this was not the time to over-joy with the two victories but to be more vigilant over the LTTE activities and be ready.

Ven. Medananda Thera has visited the Sinhala traditional village – Tampita – in the Eastern part of the country recently. He said that some activities of the LTTE in these villages clearly indicated that the LTTE was planning to attack once again.

- Asian Tribune -

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