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* Sri Lanka remembers LTTE suicide attack on high school baseball team
Tue, Feb 4, 2014, 01:47 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka today remembered the Tamil Tiger terrorist suicide attack at the Fort Railway Station in Colombo that killed seven students of school baseball team six years ago today.

A female suicide bomber of the terrorist group LTTE blew herself up at the Fort Railway Station on 03 February 2008 killing seven baseball players of Colombo's prestigious D.S. Senanayake College and their coach among others.

The students were returning from Kandy by train after a baseball tournament.

Baseball players Supun Halalle, Kolitha Mahamudalige, Vimukthi Thevarpperuma, Thivanka Tissera, Rajaratnam Rathiswaram, Dinuth Priyasanka and Eranda Chathuranga and Coach Malinda Rumadura died in the attack along with seven other civilians including two school girls.

A commemoration was held at the D. S. Senanayake College in memory of the students.

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