What is the name of the leader of the Tamil Tigers and was he actually killed?
#105640. Asked by author. (May 17 09 5:10 AM)
Tamil Tigers leader is Velupillai Prabhakaran. It is still unclear if he is dead or alive. He may have committed suicide with few of his men.
Latest AP update:
"The fate of the Tamil Tigers' top commanders remained unclear, including the whereabouts of the reclusive rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.
A senior military official said troops found the bodies of several rebel fighters who had committed suicide Sunday when troops surrounded them. The bodies were suspected of being Prabhakaran and his deputies, but the military was still trying to confirm their identities, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media."
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