Confusion amidst harbour attack black out

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 January 2007, 20:29 GMT]
Conflicting details are emerging about the attack off the seas of Colombo harbour, Saturday morning. An informed source told TamilNet Saturday evening that four vessels were destroyed by the attackers, while the SLN authorities said they have destroyed 3 “suspicious boats”. SLN sources said Saturday evening that they have captured 9 "suspects" who were "fleeing" from the Harbour area.

The port remained shut for 2-and a half hours. The SLN toured reporters inside the High Security inner harbour.

However, sources in Colombo confirmed that there were four big explosions off Colombo coast, Saturday morning.

The LTTE has not commented on the incident.


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