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LTTE leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran

LTTE leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran Killed; Unofficial Sources Claim

Mon, 18 May 2009 04:06

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Third Edition (NIDAHASA News) LTTE leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran has been killed by Sri Lanka military troopers today morning Reuter says quoting military sources.

According to reports, body of LTTE leader has been recovered from an ambulance troops destroyed as it sped out of the war zone.

"It was confirmed Prabhakaran was killed when trying to flee in an ambulance before dawn. We are waiting for the official announcement by the president," a military source said on condition of anonymity. Four others sources confirmed the account.

According to reports, other bodies were also found along with Prabhakaran`s body. Military suspects those could be bodies of Sea Tiger leader Soosai and LTTE intelligent head Pottu Amman.

There was no immediate official comment from the military.

No LTTE comments were available. Pro LTTE Tamilnet also not reachable due to heavy traffic.

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