Colombo, Sri Lanka - Democratic Socialist Republic of
SRILANKAN OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE THE BOMB SITE IN COLOMBO.
Sri Lankan officials investigate the site where a suspected Tamil Tiger suicide bomber triggered a blast near the prime minister's office in a plush residential area of Colombo January 5. At least 11 people have been killed and 29 wounded in the blast which occured at around 9:00 a.m. local time. Officials said Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike was not in her office at the time of the blast.