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Six More Killed in Sri Lankan Violence

Envoys from Asia and Europe met with the Tamil Tiger rebels’ top political leader Saturday, expressing concern that growing violence was threatening to shatter the country’s cease-fire, officials and the rebels said. But violence continued on Saturday, with one soldier and five rebels dead in a battle in the rebel’s heartland, the Jaffna Penninsula, the military announced. “The terrorists attacked our troops and we had to open fire in self defense,” said Defense Ministry spokesman Brig. Prasad Samarasinghe. One of the rebels killed in the skirmish on the outskirts of Jaffna was a woman, Samarasinghe said. “We have found weapons and evidence that the deceased were terrorists,” he said. Full Story

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