Lankan cricketers attack funded by LTTE: Gilani

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Islambad, Sep 7: Sri Lankan president said that Mar 2009 Lahore attack on the country's cricket team were probably funded from Sri Lanka, said Yousuf Raza Gilani, the Pakistan Prime Minister.

Gilani added that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa told him during a recent visit to Libya that Colombo had found clues that 'some finances had been made from Sri Lanka to Pakistan' and LTTE, the Lanka terror group was involved in the attack.

"We are sending interior ministry officials to Sri Lanka to get the clues that could help us to get to the attack on the cricket team," Gilani told reporters.

Seven Pakistanis, including six policemen and the driver of a Sri Lankan team bus, were killed when gunmen attacked them on the way to a stadium for a match in Lahore.

Six members of the Sri Lankan team and a British coach were also wounded.

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