“LTTE regrouping to launch attacks” : Sri Lanka denies Hindu report

“LTTE regrouping to launch attacks” : Sri Lanka denies Hindu report

Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Defence on Saturday denied reports of ex-LTTE cadre “regrouping to launch attacks” in Sri Lanka, as reported by The Hindu, citing sources in Indian intelligence.

“The article is completely baseless. We have received no intelligence warning of such a security threat,” a Ministry spokesman told the Hindu.

The report, citing Indian intelligence reports, was picked up by Sri Lankan media and widely shared on social media.

Sri Lankan political leaders had posted the following reactions to the Hindu Story.