Monday, September 7, 2009

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said that he has been told by the Sri Lankan president, the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore 3 April earlier this year may have been the brains of the terrorists from the island. Gilani said he was informed of this by President Mahinda Rajapakse during a recent visit to Libya.
Sri Lankan outfit behind Lahore attack - Pakistan PM
"Sri Lankan President told me that the track to the attack on the team was financed from Sri Lanka and some finances was conducted by Sri Lanka to Pakistan, Gilani said." We will send Interior Ministry officials to Sri Lanka to get the tracks that can help us to attack on the cricket team. "

While the road to the Gaddafi Stadium, the five cricketers, including Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, was wounded in the attack that also killed six security personnel and two civilians. Sri Lanka was in Pakistan for two-Test tour, as a result of the attack, was closed abruptly. The attack had immediate consequences for cricket in Pakistan, as its status as an international sporting arena came under doubt. ICC then decided to deprive the country of its right to host the 2011 World Cup.

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