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Tamil Tigers claimed the suicide mission on the Sri Lankan capital was a success.
But now the declaration about their attack on Colombo is being put to the test.
The country's government has released a video it says shows the two aircraft being shot down.
Officials say a major disaster was averted. But experts say this also shows Tigers still have the capability to strike deep into government territory.
Al Jazeera's David Hawkins reports.