Sri Lanka Military

  • 20,000 killed in last days of Lanka war: Brit daily May 29, 2009

    New Delhi: An investigation by British newspaper The Timeshas claimed that more than 20,000 civilians were killed in Sri Lanka militarys operations during the last days of war. The report says the number of people killed is more than three times the official figure. Confidential documents obtained by The Times reveal...
  • Sri Lanka gives LTTE 24 hrs to surrender April 20, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday gave the Tamil rebels 24 hours to surrender after thousands of civilians fled the war zone when troops breached an earthen fortification blocking their exit route, the military said. President Mahinda Rajapaksa told reporters that there were about 35,000 people waiting to leave the militarycontrolled area....