12 April 2014
In the first ever clash between Sri Lankan security forces and remnants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) after the end of Eelam War IV in May 2009, Lankan troops on Friday killed three wanted LTTE operatives — Selvanayagam Kajeepan alias Gopi, Sundaralingam Kajeepan alias Theivihan and Navaratnam Navaneethan alias Appan — in a confrontation at Padaviya in Northeast Lanka.
… Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Head of the Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research at Nanyang University in Singapore, told Express that once in Sri Lanka, Gopi teamed up with Appan, Theivihan and other former cadre of the front along with some human rights activists with LTTE connections like Jayakumari Balendran.
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