Major sea rescue of 25,000 civilians

The government and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are discussing a major sea-evacuation plan for an estimated 25,000, displaced people now gathered in the coastal front of Mullaitivu, the government and the ICRC confirmed yesterday.

Prabha planning mass suicide: Basil

Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa claimed yesterday that LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was planning a mass suicide involving himself and hundreds of hardcore cadres on the beaches of Mullaitivu as the security forces continued to close in from several directions

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