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Fierce fighting in Sri Lanka kills 127 as truce appears in tatters

Sri Lankan war planes bombed Tiger rebel positions as the fiercest fighting since a 2002 ceasefire left at least 127 people dead, the military said, amid mounting concern for civilians. The government said the new fighting was undermining a Norwegian-backed peace initiative and accused the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) of seeking to return the island to full-scale war. “The LTTE has intensified its terrorist activities to such an extent it appears that they want a full-scale confrontation,” government spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said on Saturday. Full Story

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