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Security forces accused in arson attack on Leader Publications


Reporters Without Borders which is a International Media Orgnization condemns an arson attack early today on the printing press of the Sunday Leader media group, which is located in a high security area outside Colombo.

About 15 gunmen that staged the attack must have had support within the security forces, the press freedom organisation said.

Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickramatunga described the attack as a commando operation carried out on the government’s orders.


November 21, 2007 - Posted by | World News

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