INTERVIEW-S.Lanka’s Tigers say no surrender despite setbacks


Sri Lanka’s separatist Tamil Tigers on Tuesday vowed to fight on even if they lose more territory inside the area they want to establish as a separate nation for Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority. In an e-mail interview from an undisclosed location in northern Sri Lanka, Balasingham Nadesan, political head of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), said the group’s “freedom struggle does not centre on a town or a city.” The Tigers will also target Sri Lanka’s economy as part of their guerrilla strategy to counter a military offensive that has made the most progress of any in the 25-year-old war, and is now on the edge of the rebels’ self-proclaimed capital, Kilinochchi.

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