Video: Details of SL military officials on BTU website

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The Sri Lankan Army today claimed that a group calling itself the British Tamil Union had in its website published photos and details of officers attached to the Sri Lanka Security Forces in an attempt at hitting back at the Sri Lankan Government for banning LTTE front organisations.

“The British Tamil Union (BTU) website has published information obtained from the security forces’ website. The information includes photos, contact details and birthdays of the officers. This is not a major issue. I think the BTU website has published this information in an attempt to hit back at the Government for banning several LTTE front organisations,” Army spokesman Ruwan Wanigasooriya told a news conference.

He said there were about 100 websites belonging to Sri Lankan Security Forces and related institutions with details of their officers.

“The BTU on its website has published details of 10,000 military officers obtained from our websites. This is not a security breech,” Brigadier Wanigasooriya said.   (Sanath Desmond and Lahiru Pothmulla)

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  • BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 17 April 2014 08:04 AM

    If it is not a security breach, why make an announcement of the same in the first place?

    mack Friday, 18 April 2014 04:59 PM

    what country upload army official photos in websites? can you name the website (s)? via DM Android App

    Devapriya Mendis Thursday, 17 April 2014 08:26 AM

    To make ppl like you to support tiger remnants more !

    Devapriya Mendis Thursday, 17 April 2014 08:28 AM

    It shows how the recent SLG ban on tiger proxies in the west are hurting them. Some of it must be from the paid koti in the south who will sell this country for any remnants from the western beggars

    NADARAJAH SETHURUPAN Thursday, 17 April 2014 08:35 AM

    published details of 10,000 military officers obtained from army websites ? where is Srilankan Intelligence ?

    ANTON Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:18 AM

    LOOKS LIKE THEY WANT TO FIND OUT GOOD SRILANKAN FACE BOOK FRIENDS, BY THE WAY DON'T WORRY, NOW NO TIGERS IN SRILANKA BUT KITTENS.

    max Friday, 18 April 2014 09:07 AM

    this a ltte plan to publicly reveal the 10,000 names,adresess to public,so terrorists or any one can kill them directly go to their homes.who reveal this kind of valuble details to the enemies ?.military has very strong ltte suporters,also american citizens also in high placess in defence.they revealing to cia and raw plus all others about military secrets.this secrets more than enough.now have to flee the 10,000 homes for self defence.terrible.

    Truth is-blind Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:32 AM

    some something fishy and again SL try to fook out and cover up

    dan Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:34 AM

    mates, we shouldn't break our neck on this kind of complex info and ask where is SL Forces Intelligence etc. SL Forces have proven beyond any doubt their intelligence capabilities...even beyond our shores...

    Truth is-blind Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:35 AM

    sri lanka intelligences are under the trash now

    malij Friday, 18 April 2014 09:11 AM

    Having the information and the pictures of officers of SL forces published on a such website is bad enough as anyone can see what it could lead to.
    But, what beats me is having all that information in the official web sites. It is beyond my comprehension.

    jim pappa Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:39 AM

    Because there are buffalos who will think otherwise.

    Asiri Friday, 18 April 2014 12:14 AM

    These tamils are too much. dessolve the provincial council, remove tamil as a national language, enough already


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