Explosion rocks Sri Lankan capital

Police say suicide bomber is suspected to be cause of blast in Colombo.

    The convoy was carrying a government minister [AFP]

    Sri Lanka has blamed previous attacks across the island on fighters from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

    The LTTE, or Tamil Tigers, have been fighting for a separate homeland for Sri Lanka's ethic Tamils since 1972.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


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