Prime Minister calls on emergency meet over Sri Lanka crisis
New Delhi, April 23: An emergency meet is taking place at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh’s residence in the wake of latest developments in the neighbourhood country Sri Lanka.
Besides PM Dr. Singh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram, Defense Minister A. K. Antony, External Affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee and National Security Adviser M. K. Narayanan are attending the emergency meet, stated a Zee News channel report.
Meanwhile, the other latest reports indicate Lankan troops have encircled last 8 square kilometre in war zone.
Sensing an imminent collapse of the LTTE, Sri Lankan forces encircled the last 8 sq km patch of area in northern war zone where they suspect Tiger supremo V Prabhakaran and his top aides are holed up and put naval warships on full alert to foil any escape bid by the rebels. (ANI)