In Death, Larger Than Life

Colombo city employees dismantle a cutout billboard of Sri Lankan President Ranasinghe Premadasa displayed during May Day festivities at which the 68- year-old Premadasa was blown to bits by a suicidal assassin who detonated explosives strapped to his body. The bomber who killed the President and 23 others was identified last week as a Tamil militant who had ingratiated himself with the President's staff.

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