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Sri Lankan troops pursue Tamil Tigers

NEXT GOAL The Defense Ministry said forces were moving toward Mullaitivu, the jungle district where the Tigers are known to have their main military facilities

AFP , COLOMBO

The peace process virtually ended when the government formally pulled out of a moribund truce last January.

The Sri Lankan conflict over the Tigers’ demand for a separate Tamil homeland has claimed tens of thousands of lives since 1972.

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