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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(Colombo: Jackie Shymanski) The nearly shattered hopes for the Tamil Tiger guerrillas of Sri Lanka who have long been fighting the Sinhalese majority for a national homeland featured; scenes shown from northern Sri Lanka. [Tamil United Liberation Front Siva SIDAMBARAM - talks about the rebels.] The tactics of the Tamil suicide bombing squad detailed. [In India, Liberation Tigers of Eelam Sivagnanam KARILAKAN - backs the Sri Lanka Tamils.] [Sri Lanka government spokesman Edmond JAYASINGE - cites the importance of the prospective fall of the rebel bastion of Jaffna.]
- Bowker, Hilary;
- Shymanski, Jackie
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