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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 828

Sudar Oli – A Tamil language news paper linked to .........

[b]Sudar Oli – A Tamil language news paper linked to the Tamil rebels bombed, one killed two seriously injured.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 30 August, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Sudar Oli, the Colombo based Tamil-language daily news paper linked to the Tamil rebel outfit, which carries the image of Tiger Supremo Velupillai Prabakaran in its masthead is one more time in the hotspot, as unidentified persons lobbed hand grenades yesterday evening at 6 pm into its office injuring three, out of which one Tamil security guard succumbed to the injuries after being admitted to the hospital.

The incident occurred according to the police report at the Sudar oli office and press located on Madampitiya Road at Grandpas, in Colombo.

According to a Free Media Movement statement: “Two persons entered the premises of Sudar Oli printing press and hurled two grenades towards the door. D. Selvarathnam, ( 60) a security guard who was at the door was seriously injured and admitted to the general hospital, Colombo. He succumbed to injuries latter. Another two persons who were injured admitted to the hospital.”

A news agency came up with a conflicting report: “Attackers on a bicycle hurled grenades at a Tamil-language newspaper office in the capital of Colombo, killing a security guard.”

It further added,” Staff members of Sudar Oli said the attackers had arrived on a bicycle -- with one man pedaling and the other sitting on a rear seat and hurling two grenades. “

http://www.asiantribune.com/show_news.php?id=15483

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