These Tigers are far from extinct

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  • Friday, 11 Oct 2019

PETALING JAYA: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), also known as the Tamil Tigers, was a militant organisation that tried to create an independent Tamil state in Sri Lanka.

The organisation, claiming that Sri Lankan Tamils were victims of discrimination under the majority Buddhist Sinhalese government, was founded by Velupillai Prabhakaran, also known as Col Prabha, in 1976.

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