S.P. Thamilselvan

 

 

Age: 40

 

Summary: Sri Lankan leader of the political wing of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam who had joined the group after the 1983 Colombo riots and became personal bodyguard to LTTE leader Veluppillai Prabhakaran before becoming second commander of the group during the IPKF intervention in the late 1980's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Assassinated in an air strike launched by Sri Lanka Air Force

 

Born: August 29, 1967

 

Died: November 2, 2007

 

Location: Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka