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LTTE is a rebel group active in Sri Lanka that is banned as a terrorist group by 29 countries. It has carried out numerous attacks that are notable since 1983. Some were targeted assassinations, others against military installations and yet others terrorist attacks against civilian targets. Following is a List of notable attacks attributed to the LTTE.. Notable attacks include important or high casualty attacks on military , civilian political, or religious targets. Image File history File links Flag_of_Sri_Lanka. ... The recorded History of Sri Lanka is usually taken to begin in the 6th century BCE, when the Indo-Aryan people migrated into the island from India. ... The origins of the Sri Lankan civil war lie in sharp disagreements over language, access to universities, and riots between Sri Lankas majority Sinhalese and minority Tamil community. ... Location of Sri Lanka Black July is the commonly used name of the pogroms starting in Sri Lanka on July 23, 1983. ... Following is a List of riots and pogroms in Sri Lanka. ... The situation of human rights in Sri Lanka is generally considered to be very poor[1]. Major human rights groups such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have repeatedly expressed concern about the states of human rights in Sri Lanka. ... Several groups have alleged that there have been instances of state terrorism by Sri Lanka. ... Sri Lankan Tamil militant groups rose to prominence in the 1970s to fight the state of Sri Lanka to create an independent Tamil Eelam. ... Tamil Tigers emblem The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), also known as the Tamil Tigers, is a military and political organization that has waged a violent secessionist campaign against the Sri Lankan Government since the 1970s in order to secure independence for the Tamil portions of Sri Lanka. ... Assassinations, murders and wholesale massacres of civilians in Sri Lanka have become an internationally recognized problem since the inception of the Sri Lankan civil war since 1983. ... Military use of children in Sri Lanka has been an internationally recognized problem since the inception of the Sri Lankan civil war in 1983. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mahinda Rajapaksa Mahinda Rajapaksa (born November 18, 1945), Sri Lankan politician, became Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on April 6, 2004, following the victory of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance in the April 2, 2004 Sri Lankan legislative elections. ... Velupillai Prabhakaran (Tamil: வேலுப்பிள்ளை பிரபாகரன்; born November 26, 1954), sometimes referred to as V. Prabhakaran or Pirabaharan or as Thambi,[] was born in the northern coastal town of Velvettithurai, Sri Lanka to Thiruvenkadam Velupillai and Vallipuram Parvathy. ... Karuna Amman was the second highest commanding officer of the LTTE who broke away due to Tigers attacks on civilians in Batticaloa, corruption within LTTE and the recruitment of child soldiers. ... Category: ... Operation Poomalai or Eagle Mission 4 was the codename assigned to a mercy mission undertaken by the Indian Air Force to airdrop humanitarian relief supplies over the town of Jaffna and Jaffna Peninsula on 4 June 1987. ... Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord was signed on July 29, 1987, was signed by Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and President J.R. Jayewardene, the Sri Lankan Government made a number of concessions to Tamil demands, which included devolution of power to the provinces, merger--subject to later referendum--of... Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF), was the Indian military contingent performing a peacekeeping operation in Sri Lanka between 1987 and 1990. ... Rājiv Ratna Gāndhī (Devanāgarī: राजीव रत्न गान्धी, IPA: ) (August 20, 1944 – May 21, 1991), the eldest son of Indira and Feroze Gandhi, was the 9th Prime Minister of India (and the 3rd from the Gandhi family) from his mothers death on 31 October 1984 until his resignation on December... Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)[1] is Indias external intelligence agency. ... The Military of Sri Lanka consists of Three Branches which are the Army, Navy, Air Force. ... தமிழீழ மக்கள் விடுதலைப்புலிகள், Tamileela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal or in English Tamileela Peoples Liberation Tigers, a political party and Para-military group formed in 2004 by break-away LTTE Military Head of Batticaloa district V. Muralitharan (Colonel Karuna). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Assassinations, murders and massacres of civilians in Sri Lanka have become an internationally recognized problem since the inception of the Sri Lankan civil war since 1983. ... LTTE is an acronym or initialism for: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Known for their guerilla warfare forcibly killing every other independent groups aiming for seperate state. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is becoming very long. ...


This list does not include actions carried out by other Tamil militant groups, by the government of Sri Lanka, or by Sinhalese or Muslim Para-military groups. Terrorist attacks by the LTTE are covered in Terrorist attacks attributed to the LTTE. Sri Lankan Tamils also known as Eelam Tamils, Ceylonese or Ceylon Tamils and Jaffna Tamils are today a trans-national minority, and are Tamil people from Sri Lanka. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Mosque in Galle, Sri Lanka Islam in Sri Lanka is practiced entirely by Sri Lankan Muslims, who make up approximately 8% of the population, comprise a group of minorities practicing the religion of Islam in Sri Lanka. ... A paramilitary is a group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...

Contents

1980s

  • July 23, 1983: 13 soldiers killed in LTTE ambush in Jaffna, sparking anti-Tamil riots leading to the deaths of unknown number of Tamils(several hundred killed according to MPIT). Conflict develops in north of island between army and LTTE.[1]
  • April 21, 1987: LTTE militants's bomb explosion in Central Bus Stand, Pettah, Colombo, killed 110 civilians, 2 Policemen and an Army.[1]

July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jaffna District. ... Sri Lankan Tamils also, Ceylonese or Ilankai Tamils are today a trans-national minority, and are Tamil people from Sri Lanka. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Anuradhapura massacre was carried out by the LTTE, an organization which has been banned in 29 countries including the US, Australia, EU, India and Canada due to its terrorist activities. ... The word militant has come to refer to any individual or party engaged in aggressive physical or verbal combat, normally for a cause. ... Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura. ... Anuradhapura, (අනුරාධපුර in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: District Colombo District Government  - Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area  - City 37. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Black Tigers are special operatives of the LTTE that commit suicide if needed to reach their objectives. ... Captain Miller was the first of the Black Tigers of the LTTE . ... The driver of this DAF tractor with an auto-transport semi-trailer truck prepares to offload Å koda Octavia cars in Cardiff, Wales For other articles with similar names, see Lorry (disambiguation) and truck (disambiguation). ... The Sri Lanka Army is the oldest and largest of Sri Lankas three armed services. ... Jaffna District. ...

1990s

See also: Massacre of police officers in Eastern Sri Lanka in June 1990
  • May 21, 1991: LTTE suicide bomber Thenmuli Rajaratnam assassinated former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi while the latter was campaigning for a parliamentary candidate in Tamil Nadu, also killing an additional 13 civilians.[1] Following the assassination, seven suspected LTTE activists committed suicide after being surrounded by police.[3] In June 2006, the LTTE issued a formal apology for this action. However, the Indian government quickly responded saying forgiving Tamil Tigers for the 1991 killing of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi would amount to endorsing their ideology of terror.[4]
  • July 1991:The army's Elephant Pass base, which controls access to the Jaffna peninsula, is surrounded by 5,000 LTTE cadres. More than two thousand died on both sides in the month-long siege, before 10,000 government troops arrived to relieve the base.[5]
  • April 29, 1992: LTTE cadres kill 69 Muslim civilians including 5 infants. Reprisal attacks by Muslim civilians and homeguards results in the death of 49 Tamil men and.[6]
  • May 01, 1993: The LTTE assassinate the President of Sri Lanka while he was attending the annual May Day rally.[1]
  • November 10, 1993: Eight officers and 233 soldiers were declared Killed in Action in LTTE's attack on the Pooneryn defences. The LTTE also executed 200 soldiers captured during this attack on the Pooneryn army camp.[2]
  • July 18, 1996: The LTTE overruns the Sri Lanka Army camp at Mullaitivu. The number of killed in action and missing in action Sri Lankan soldiers from this attack was over 1200.[9] The LTTE appear to have burnt alive hundreds of Sri Lankan soldiers who had surrendered during the attack on the Mullaitivu army camp.[10]
  • January 25, 1998: Four likely members of the Black Tiger squad drove an explosives-laden truck into the Sri Dalada Maligawa (or "Temple of the Tooth"), a major Buddhist shrine, killing 7 and injuring 25.The attack took place just days before foreign dignitaries were expected to attend celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of Sri Lankan independence at the temple.[1]
  • May 14, 1998: A member of the Black Tiger squad jumped in front of a vehicle carrying Sri Lankan Brigadier Larry Wijeratne and detonated explosives, killing the general and two guards. Wijeratne was the commander of Sri Lankan forces in the Point Pedro area of the Jaffna peninsula in the Tamil-inhabited north of the country. Press reports described the assassination as a "serious blow" to the government's efforts in the area.

The massacre of police officers was one of the largest massacres of Prisoners of War carried out by the LTTE. This massacre took place in June 1990 and resulted in the deaths of most of the 400 to 600 police officers captured after they had surrendered to the LTTE[1... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... The massacre of police officers was one of the largest massacres of Prisoners of War carried out by the LTTE. This massacre took place in June 1990 and resulted in the deaths of most of the 400 to 600 police officers captured after they had surrendered to the LTTE[1... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thenmuli Rajaratnam (1974 ?? -1991) was the assassin who killed Rajiv Gandhi, herself, and 16 others in a suicide bombing on May 21, 1991, in the Indian town of Sriperumbudur, near Madras. ... Rājiv Ratna GāndhÄ« (DevanāgarÄ«: राजीव रत्न गान्धी, IPA: ) (August 20, 1944 – May 21, 1991), the eldest son of Indira and Feroze Gandhi, was the 9th Prime Minister of India (and the 3rd from the Gandhi family) from his mothers death on 31 October 1984 until his resignation on December... Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elephant Pass, Northern Province, Sri Lanka is a importnat military base and a salt field located in the gateway of Jaffna Peninsula. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... May Day is May 1, and refers to any of several holidays celebrated on this day. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Temporary grave of an American machine-gunner during the Battle of Normandy. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Lionel Gamini Dissanayake (March 20, 1942 - October 24, 1994) was a prominent Sri Lankan politician and a former Presidential candidate. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: District Colombo District Government  - Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area  - City 37. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Central Bank Bombing was one of the most devastating terrorist bombings in the 1990s, and was the deadliest attack in the long civil war in Sri Lanka between the government and the Tamil Tigers. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Mullaitivu is a small town on the north-eastern coast of Sri Lanka. ... Kia has several meanings: Kia Motors is a South Korean automobile manufacturer; Kia Asamiya is a popular Japanese manga artist. ... MIA may refer to: Missing in action, a combatant who has not returned from war It may also refer to: // M.I.A., a song on Retreat Rights album, Air Freshener for the Mind M.I.A., a song on the Avenged Sevenfold album City of Evil M.I.A... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... Black tiger may refer to: Black tiger (animal), a melanistic or pseudo-melanistic tiger Black Tiger (album), a 1982 release by Y&T Black Tiger (arcade game), an arcade game developed by the Japanese company Capcom in 1987 Black Tiger Kung Fu, a Chinese martial art. ... Outside view of the Temple The Sri Dalada Maligawa or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a temple in the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... Brigadier(BRIG-uh-DEER) is a military rank, the meaning of which has a considerable variation. ... Point Pedro is a relatively smaller city of Northern Sri Lanka, where Srilankan tamils live in majority. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Gongala Massacre was a massacre that occurred on September 18, 1999, in the small village of Gonagala, located in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka. ...

2000s

  • August 12, 2005: Lakshman Kadirgamar, the foreign minister of Sri Lanka and an ethnic Tamil was shot by an unidentified sniper (no formal evidence to link LTTE to the murder)[13] in Colombo as he was getting out of the swimming pool at his private residence. The EU holds the LTTE responsible for this murder and bans its members from traveling to the EU.[14]
  • January 7, 2006: A suspected LTTE fishing boat loaded with explosives detonates and destroys a Sri Lankan navy boat as it leaves the port of Trincomalee, killing 13 sailors.[15]
  • April 25, 2006: A suicide bomber, believed to belong to the LTTE, attempts to kill Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka, seriously injuring him while killing eight others and injuring thirty more. The explosives were disguised as the late stages of pregnancy, and the bomber was originally believed to be pregnant, although subsequent medical tests have been inconclusive.[16]
  • May 11, 2006: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Sea Tigers attacks and sink one Sri Lanka Navy vessel while seriously damaging another. The attack is ruled as a grave violation of the Cease Fire Agreement by the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission. In response, LTTE threathened the truce monitors not to be aboard naval vessels.[17] 18 sailors perish on the Sri Lankan patrolboat, and an unknown number of Sea Tiger cadres also die in the attack.[18] The fact that the lives of two Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission monitors on board these ships were endangered by this attack, triggered the European Union decision to ban the LTTE.[19]
  • May 29, 2006: Thirteen farm workers were cut and shot to death by the LTTE in a village around Welikanda in Plonnaruwa. The government suspected the LTTE were responsible, while the LTTE responded that they had no involvement and that they were falsely implicated.[20][21]
  • June 26, 2006: The third highest ranking Sri Lankan military officer, Major General Parami Kulatunga was wounded in an attack by LTTE and died after being taken to the hospital. Two other military escorts and a passerby were also killed.[22]
  • March 26, 2007: The LTTE mount their first air strike, bombing a government-controlled military airbase. The attack kills 3 and wounds 19.[24]
  • April 24, 2007: The LTTE mount a second air strike on Palaly, the main government-controlled military airbase in Northern Jaffna.[25]
  • April 29, 2007: Two fuel facilities were bombed by the LTTE during an air raid which they said was in response to an army strike on their positions.[26]

April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elephant Pass, Northern Province, Sri Lanka is a importnat military base and a salt field located in the gateway of Jaffna Peninsula. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bandaranaike Airport attack was an assault by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) on Bandaranaike International Airport, on July 24, 2001. ... Sri Lankan Air Force Ensign. ... Bandaranaike International Airport (IATA: CMB, ICAO: VCBI) is the busiest of Sri Lankas two international airports. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kadirgamar on a diplomatic visit to France, January 1996. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Trincomalee District Map Trincomalee (Tamil: (Thirukonamalai, hist: Sirigonakanda); Sinhala: (Thirikunamalaya)) is a port city on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka, about 110 miles northeast of Kandy. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (116th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Lieutenant General is a military rank used in many countries. ... Category: ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... LTTE Sea Tiger head, Colonel Soosai on a Sea Tiger vessel off Mullaitivu Sea Tigers is the naval part of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, founded in 1984. ... Sri Lankan Navy Ensign. ... The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission - SLMM, was established on February 22, 2002 by the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Kebithigollewa massacre was carried out by the LTTE, an organization which has been banned in 29 countries including the US, Australia, EU, India and Canada due to its terrorist activities. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... Lieutenant General Parami Kulatunga (born circa 1950 in Kandy, died 26 June 2006) was Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sri Lankan Army, its third highest ranking officer. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The 2006 Digampathana truck bombing was a suicide bombing carried out by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) against a convoy of 15 military buses on October 16, 2006 at Digampathana, near the towns of Dambulla and Habarana. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (86th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (115th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ...

See also

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