Warning: The uncensored images below are extremely graphic and are not for the faint of heart, young children, or anyone offended by violent images.
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The album contains images from the blast scene at Weliweriya Kanthi stadium. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) carried out a devastating suicide bombing just before the scheduled sporting event (a marathon) started. The target was senior government minister Jeyeraj Fernandopulle who along with 14 others were killed in the incident. Nearly a 100 more civilians were injured in the blast.
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) had previously vowed not to attack any civilian targets (including any sports events) in the country. However civilian transports, railway stations and shopping malls have been attacked by the tigers, even during the time of the Ceasefire Agreement.