Sunday, October 07, 2007

Sri Lanka says sinks Tamil Tiger arms ship | Reuters

Sri Lanka says sinks Tamil Tiger arms ship | Reuters: "Sri Lankan forces sank a Tamil Tiger arms vessel after a 36-hour deep sea chase south of the island, authorities said on Sunday. 'The navy sank a big LTTE vessel caring weapons off the southern sea,' said navy spokesman Commander D.K.P Dassanayake. 'We believe there were about 12 to 15 on board.' The navy said it believed there were no survivors and it was currently collecting floating items. It said the 70-metre vessel was sunk about 1700 km off Sri Lanka."

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