|Italy: Tamil Tiger 'sympathisers' arrested in several cities|
|Wednesday, 18 June 2008|
Naples, 18 June (AKI) - Twenty-eight suspected sympathisers of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebel group were arrested in Italy on Wednesday.
Police said all of the alleged sympathisers were from Sri Lanka. They were detained in nine Italian cities including the southern cities of Naples and Rome as well as Milan and Genoa, in the north of the country.
The Tamil Tigers or the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebel movement has been fighting for an independent state for the Tamil minority in the north and east of Sri Lanka for more than two decades.
(Courtesy : AKI News )
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