Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers attempted to purchase nuclear weapons

The Indian daily, the Hindu, carries an interesting story today which claims that the ongoing interrogation of KP -- the new Tamil Tiger (LTTE) chief who was arrested in a clandestine intelligence operation in a South East Asian country -- has revealed that the Tigers attempted to purchase nuclear weapons.

The Hindu
In a startling disclosure, the detained LTTE chief Kumaran Pathmanathan has told investigators that the rebels had tried to acquire nuclear weapons and know-how to be used against the Sri Lankan army.

A media report has said that Pathmanathan who was recently arrested in South East Asian country has told interrogators that his organisation had tried to acquire nuclear weapons and technology from western countries.

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