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The United States' top intelligence agency, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) says that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is the most dangerous and deadly extremist organization in the world. The official website of FBI in its tops story said that LTTE is far more dangerous terrorists outfit than al Queda, Hezbullah or even HAMAS. Read more...

Brutal act of terrorism carried out by the LTTE Tamil Tiger Terrorists at Anuradhapura, assassinating Major General (Retd) Janaka Perera, Leader of the Opposition, North Central Provincial Council, his wife Mrs Vajira Perera along with 28 other civilians and injuring scores of others.

Chronology of Suicide Bomb Attacks by LTTE Tamil Tiger Terrorists in Sri Lanka

Late Maj. Gen. Janaka and his wife in Colombo 2005. Prominent Military officer and opposition leader of North Central Province Gen. Janaka Perera, Dr. John Pullei, Wajira Perera a wife of Gen. Perera and several people have been killed and injured in a suicide explosion in Anuradhapura on Monday, 06 October 2008 (Photo curtesy Lanka Guardian).

An LTTE suicide bomber blew up himself targeting a function organized by the United National Party (UNP) in Anuradhapura this morning (Oct 6).

According to the defence sources, over 25 civilians including, Opposition Leader of the North Central Province (NCP), Major General (Retired) Janaka Perera and his wife were killed in the bomb attack that was taken place around 8.45 AM.

Also, over 90 civilians were injured, out of which 15 are in serious conditions, said the sources. Anuradhapura district organiser Dr. Rajah Johnpulle, a Tamil UNP activist, his wife, and several UNP activists were also killed in the blast.

Among the diseased, UNP district manager for Anuradhapura, Mr. John Pulle , his wife and several other prominent opposition party activists were also there , the sources added.

The bomb attack was taken place at a ceremony organized to open the newly built UNP office situated near old bus stand in the Anuradhapura town.

Major General Janaka Perera joined Sri Lanka Army as cadet officer in 1966 and retired after 34 years of service in 2001. After retirement he was appointed as the Sri Lankan Ambassador in Australia. In 2008, he contested for the NCP as the Chief Ministerial candidate of the UNP.

Major General Janaka Perera (Retd), RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, rcds, psc also served as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army (2000-2001). He was educated at the St. Joseph's College. He received his basic training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in England. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Ceylon Engineers. Maj. Gen Perera is a graduate of the Royal College of Defence Studies.

Following are the victims killed in LTTE suicide blast.

01) Major General Janaka Perera

02) Mrs. Wajira Perera(wife of Major General Janaka Perera )

03) Mr. A.C.S Hameed (Attorney at Law)

04) Mrs. Jesima Hameed (wife of Mr. A.C S Hameed)

05) Dr. Johnpulle

06) Mrs. Jesima Johnpulle (wife of Dr. Johnpulle)

07) Mr. Sunil Dissanayaka (Provincial Council Member)

08) Mr. Somapala Ranaweera (Security Officer)

09) Lions (Security Officer)

10) Mr. Priyantha Wijesuriya

11) Mr. Ajith Peries (driver of Major General Janaka Perera)

12) Mr. Amarasiri Ananda

13) Mr. Munasinghe

14) Ms. Patathi Wimalasena

15) Mrs. Subayani Mayuri Fernando

16) Mr. Maharoof Anwadin

17) Mr. Kumara Pathirana

18) Ms. Thanuja Sunandani Rajapaksa (Attorney at Law)

19) Mr. Sumanawansha Dissanayakalage Raja Gunasekara

20) Mr. C.T.J. Rathnayaka (Former Coroner)

21) Mr. Dissnayaka Mudihansalage Karunarathna Adikari

22) Mr. Rashmi Maharoof (North Central journalists Sirasa TV)

23) Mr. Shan Punhihewa (former Parliamentarian and UNP Vavuniya Organizer )

24) Mr. Upali Dabare

25) Ms. Bandara Manike

26) Mr. Vijitha Hemasiri

27) Body unidentified

 

One more civilian lying in critical condition at the ANURADHAPURA hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) succumbed to injuries following surgery. With that death, the toll slaughtered by the suicide Tiger terrorist rose to 28 by Tuesday (7) evening. Seventy-eight out of injured ninety civilians are still lying in hospital at ANURADHAPURA. Many of those injured have been identified as;       

1. Mr. H.M GUNARATHNA
2. Mr. BANDARA
3. Mr. NANDASENA
4. Mr. P.K PERERA
5. Mr. TONI
6. Mr. SARATH DISANAYAKE
7. Mr. R.B SIRISENA
8. Mr. CHANDRASIRI
9. Mr. MAHINDA RAJAKARUNA
10. Mr. M.D THILAKARATHNA
11. Mr. LIONAL
12. Mr. ANURASIRI JAYASUNDARA
13. Mr. A.T THUSHARA
14. Mr. ABESINGHE 
15. Mr. MUSSASIN
16. Mr. ANURAGEE
17. Mr. CRISTIN GUNATHILAKE
18. Mr. JANAKA
19. Mr. SARATH
20. Mr. P.P GUNASINGHE
21. Mr. RANAWEERA PERERA
22. Mr. SARATH DISANAYAKE
23. Mr. SUDUBANDA
24. Mr. PUSHPAKUMARA
25. Mr. M SUMATHIPALA
26 Mr. DANAPALA
27. Mr. UPALI NANAYAKKARA
28. Mr. MUDALIGE
29. Mrs. G.R NANADWATHIE
30. Mrs. MALANI JAYATISSA
31. Mrs. SUNETHRA NILWALA
32. Mrs. KUSUM
33. Mrs. SWARNA
34. Mrs. RAMYA
35. Mr. D.R SAPTIYANU
36. Mr. M.M RATHNAYAKE
37. Mrs. W.K NENSINONA
38. Mrs.THAMARA HETTIARACHCHI
39. Mrs. W.D.R HEENMENIKE
40. Mrs. SUMUDU KUMARI HALPEE
41. Mrs. SRIYALATHA SILAVA
42. Mr. MOHOMAD RISHVI
43. Mr. KARUNATHILAKA BRAHMANA
44. Mr. S.M.S.K SAMARAKOON
45. Mr. N.B RATHNAYAKE
46. Mr. S.A GUNARATHNE
47. Mr. K KIRIYA
48. Mr. WASANTHA SOYZA
49. Mr. S.M DHARMASINGHE
50. Mr. I.G ROOMAN PIYASENA
51. Mr. K.S SANATHIYAGO
52. Mr. M.H.A SAMARASEKARA
53. Mr. U.L.S GUNASINGHE
54. Mr. M.K SAMANTHA
55. Mr. D MUNASINGHE
56. Mr. M SUMATHIPALA
57. Mr. UPALI DANASURIYA
58. Mr. M.B.Y MAHEEPALA
59. Mr. W.D WIMALASIRI
60. Mr. W.M ABESINGHE BANDA
61. Mr. T.D GUNASINGHE.

LTTE is a ruthless terrorist organization that has been engaged in a brutal terrorist war against Sri Lankan citizen since 1983. Influenced by their psychopathic leader, Prabhakaran, LTTE terrorists have been unleashing violence against Sri Lankans by way of suicide bombings, bus bombings, train bombings, ethnic cleansing raids , village massacres etc during last 3 decades. Over 70,000 people have been killed due to the terrorist war during this time.

Also, LTTE has assassinated number of political leaders who took strong stance against terrorism including late President Ranasingha Premadasa, former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi , UNP Presidential candidate in 1994 Gamini Dissanayake , and many others.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa condemned the covertly and brutal act of terrorism carried out at Anuradhapura, assassinating Major General Janaka Perera, Leader of the Opposition, North Central Provincial Council along with 28 others and injuring scores of others.

The President expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased and called on blessings for the speedy recovery of those injured.

The President said this attack was a further proof of the need for everyone to unite for the success of the ongoing campaign to eradicate terrorism in the country. He added that in the context of severe setbacks the LTTE is facing in what were reportedly its strongholds in the North; it is now making every attempt to create violent backlashes in other parts of the country, and urged the public to act cautiously in the face of such provocation.

Major General Janaka Perera as a Military Commander in Welioya and Jaffna led several campaigns against the LTTE. Today's LTTE suicide killer attack took place at a ceremony to mark the opening of a new office of the UNP in Anuradhapura. Among the others dead are Mrs. Janaka Perera, Dr. Johnpulle, UNP Organiser for Anuradhapura and his wife and some members of the North Central Provincial Council. Investigations are in progress.

Major General K.J.C Perera RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc (Retd) was enlisted to the Sri Lanka Army as an Officer Cadet on 20th December 1966. On successful completion of training at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in England, he was Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and posted to 1 Field Engineer Regiment of Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers on 19th December 1968. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (19th June 1970), Captain (19th June 1973), Major (15th November 1977), Lieutenant Colonel (1st May 1986), Colonel (26th December 1988), Brigadier (1st December 1989) and Major General (15th April 1996).

He became the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army on 2nd April 1999 and the Chief of Staff on 15th June 2000.

During his 35 years of distinguished service in the Army, he held following key appointments. Overall Operations Commander (North), General Officer Commanding (23 Division), General Officer Commanding (51 Division), General Officer Commanding (53 Division), Brigade Commander (6 Brigade-Welioya), General Officer Commanding (Welioya), Commander (Reserve Strike Force), Brigade Commander (Independent Brigade), Brigade Commander (24 Brigade), Area Commander (Kurunegala/Puttalam), Commanding Officer (Field Engineer Regiment), Commandant, Army Command and Staff College Chief Instructor, Sri Lanka Military Academy Military Liaison Officer, Ministry of Defence.

He also served as Coordinating Officer for Kurunegala, Northwest Province and Coordinator in Chief for Batticaloa, Ampara, Dimbulagala, Lankapura and also for Valikamam, East. He was appointed Commander, Commando/Special Force Regiment on 15th April 1999. He was also the Colonel Commandant of the Commando Regiment, Special Forces Regiment and the Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers. He retired from the regular force of the Sri Lanka Army on 31st January 2001.

Major General K.J.C Perera RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc has successfully attended or followed under-mentioned overseas courses / seminars. Engineer Young Officers’ Course (India), Komatsu Machinery Course (Japan), Engineer Officers Earth Moving Plant Course (India), Engineer Company Commander Course (India), Defence Services Staff Course (India), Engineer Officers’ Advanced Course (USA), Royal College of Defence Studies Course (England), Seminar on Counter Insurgency (USA), Pacific Armies Senior Officers’ Logistic Seminar (USA) and Pacific Armies Management Seminar (Japan).

In recognition of his dedicated service and in appreciation of his contribution to the Army, he was awarded the following decorations and gallantry awards. Rana Wickrema Padakkama (RWP), Rana Sura Padakkama (RSP), Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV), Utthama Seva Padakkama (USP), Purna Bhumi Padakkama (PBP), North and East Operations Medal, Vadamarachchi Operation Medal, Riviresa Campaign Service Medal, Republic of Sri Lanka Armed Services Medal 1972, 50th Independence Anniversary Medal 1998, Sri Lanka Army 50th Anniversary Medal 1999, Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal 1979 and President’s Inauguration Medal 1978.

 

 

LTTE Tamil Tiger Terrorist's recent Atrocities ....

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Chronology of Suicide Bomb Attacks by LTTE Tamil Tiger Terrorists in Sri Lanka  

 

Chronology of Suicide Bomb Attacks by LTTE Tamil Tiger Terrorists in Sri Lanka

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A Suicide Kit of LTTE Tamil Tigers

LTTE killed Indian Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi (see details in http://www.spur.asn.au/rajiv.htm)

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Photo of a suicide bomber of Sri Dalada Maligawa Attack

Power Point presentation by Peter Chalk on the suicide terrorism at the Oslo WAPS conference (Please download the PDF File). Listen to his talk at www.svik.org/sound/chalk.mp3

URL : http://www.spur.asn.au/LTTE_Suicide_Bomb_20081006_Janaka_Perara.asp

Monday, 06 October 2008


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What is really happening in Sri Lanka today is that a blood thirsty racist group led by some misled Tamils called LTTE is terrorizing against the Government of Sri Lanka and its people irrespective of their ethnicity with an intention of carving out a separate state. There is no conflict as such between Sinhalese and Tamil communities in Sri Lanka. In fact, the majority of the Tamil community lives in peace and harmony among the Sinhalese population through out the country apart from the Northern part of Sri Lanka. The entire Sinhalese and the Muslims population who lived in the Northern area for centuries were either killed or chased away completely by the LTTE Tamil Tiger terrorists. At the moment, not a single Sinhalese or Muslim is living in Jaffna, but, many thousands of Tamils are living in Colombo in peace with the other communities. Based on 2001 census, the Tamil population in Colombo district is 12.1% (see 2001 census). So, who is discriminated ? Tamils or Sinhalese? Do you need more evidence ?
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The United States' top intelligence agency, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) says that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is the most dangerous and deadly extremist organization in the world. The official website of FBI in its tops story said that LTTE is far more dangerous terrorists outfit than al Queda, Hezbullah or even HAMAS. Read more...

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