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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2586

Killing of Tamilselvan: Who leaked the information within the LTTE rank and file?

Colombo, 02 November, ( Bombing to kill S.P. Tamilselvan, Political Head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam was based on the intelligence report received from reliable intelligence sources, confirms a senior Air force official. He added that Air force received intelligence report in time about the LTTE gathering place as well as about the meeting to be held today morning.

Senior Air Force official further said accordingly Air force MIG jets bombed today morning around Thurivaiaru, Kilinochchi. Air Force official also revealed that the entire LTTE complex was destroyed.

How was it possible for the Air Force to receive accurate news about the time and venue of the meeting?

Is there someone within the rank and file of the LTTE to leak highly sensitive news which led to the killing of S.P.Tamilselvan and five others?

Or has the Sri Lanka security forces intelligence officers infiltrated into the rank and file of the LTTE, once considered an impenetrable Tiger outfit?

Will Pottu Amman and the intelligence unit under him be held responsible for this serious lapse?

Questions are being raised about the vulnerability of the Tiger outfit led by the aging leader Velupillai Prabakaran

- Asian Tribune -

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