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    Army closes in on Tamil Tiger separatists - 18 May 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The Tamil Tigers separatist movement is all but defeated as fighting in Sri Lanka's northern war zone claims the life of the man who led the group's 26-year revolt, Velupillai Prabhakaran.

    But among the Tamil population there is still a sense of injustice born out of unresolved grievances which began the conflict in the first place. Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports.