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Tamil Tiger air raids force Sri Lanka to shut airport at night
Last updated: 2 October 2014

published: 06 MAY 2007
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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Sri Lanka will close Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport at night following bombing raids by Tamil Tiger aircraft. Bandaranaike shares a runway with an adjoining military air base and will close between 22:30 (17:00 UTC) and 04:30 (22:00 UTC) from May 10. (AFP)