Amidst of the ever worsening leadership crisis in the organization Pro LTTE media are desperately looking for new strategies to cover up truth of the attacks carried out by the LTTE itself, contrary to the view of some senior political leaders in the organization. Having failed in their previous strategies i. This latest addition to Sri Lanka Army have been created by Pro LTTE media as a measure for avoiding the responsibility coming to the parent organization of the recent wave of attacks. Thamiselvan, Military wing headed by Mr. Prabhakaran or possibly Mr.
SLA soldier from DPU gunned down, Claymore attack averted
They belong to the Sri Lankan Special Force Regiment, which was established in , as one of many military reforms aimed at dealing with a rebellion by the Tamil minority 18 percent of the population. The Tamils were better organized, and developed a deadly terrorist organization, as well as a strong force of irregulars. The war has been going on since the s, and over 70, have died so far.
This unit is also known as the Deep Penetration Unit DPU  and as the Mahasohon Brigade  Mahasohona is a demon, who made unexpected attacks at night, according to Sinhalese folklore hence literally meaning the Brigade who attacked clandestinely and unexpectedly. Before the misunderstanding was later cleared out and the arrested released, the names of the personnel involved in the unit were released to the public media, resulting in the assassination of several of them. The LRRP was later reformed and has resumed its activities following the resumption of hostilities after a ceasefire between the government and the LTTE was cancelled.