Arms for sale. The plot thickens! What is a Towel-Head doing in the Vanni?


Man from Tora Bora
PIC: AFP 26-3-2002
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Armed Sri Lankan Tamil Groups Hand in Weapons
An unidentified Tamil rebel places weapons on top of a table during surrender ceremonies in Vavuniya, 24 March 2002, as religious leaders look on.
The arms surrender is in line with a Norwegian-backed ceasefire agreement aimed at clearing the way for political talks to end decades of ethnic bloodshed in the island.
As top Tamil rebel negotiator made a dramatic return home 24 March, ending three years of self-imposed exile in Europe.
Man at center is unidentified. (our emphasis) AFP PHOTO...

That was the original AFP caption and this guy is distinctly non-Srilankan......Rather worrying!
What is a Towel Head doing in the Vanni?
Guerrilla warfare makes strange bedfellows!

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