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Sri Lanka navy bus ambushed as envoys visit rebels

Two civilians died in crossfire after suspected Tamil Tigers ambushed a Sri Lankan navy bus on Tuesday, the army said, just as Nordic envoys visited the rebels ahead of key peace meetings next week. Twelve sailors were wounded in the ambush, the military said. With the government and the Tigers unable to agree a venue for talks, analysts say repeated rebel attacks are aimed at forcing military retaliation they hope would win them sympathy. Full Story

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