1. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka’s navy and the Tamil Tiger rebels engage in a pre-dawn naval battle 02 Sep off Point Pedro on the island’s northern tip. The Tamil Tiger were attempting to proceed towards the Kankasanthurai harbor but were successfully stopped by the Sri Lanka Naval Fast Attack Craft and Fast Attack Gun Boats.
It is reported that twelve rebel boats were sunk and up to 100 rebels were killed in the six-hour sea battle (LM).
Saturday, September 09, 2006
Latest ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping Report (to 6 September 06)here. Highight: