Sri Lanka's President Says Victory Over Tamil Tiger Rebels is Close
(02 Feb 09 - RV) Sri Lanka's president declared today the army is on the verge of
crushing the Tamil Tiger rebels after a 25-year war. Earlier, the Red Cross said
artillery shells struck a hospital in Sri Lanka's northern war zone, killing at least
9 people and wounding another 20 Spokesperson for the International Committee
of the Red Cross in Colombo, is Sophie Romanens.She told us about the importance of
the hospital to the people trapped behind rebel lines...