people to support one LTTE faction or another.
The civil war within the LTTE continues, leaving four dead. The main LTTE faction accuses the army of supporting LTTE dissidents. That's probably true, but there are dissident LTTE factions, with or without army assistance. Until the LTTE factions make peace, the negotiations with the government are stalled. The LTTE civil war is likely to go on for months, or longer. This struggle weakens the LTTE, and makes it more likely that LTTE will