The family of the UNP presidential candidate who was killed, Gamini Dissanayake, and some police officers have blamed Tamil rebels for the killing. The rebels deny involvement. ReuterReuse content
COLOMBO - The Sri Lankan government lifted a curfew imposed after the explosion that killed an opposition leader and 53 others as police sought more clues to the identity of the suicide bomber. The head of a woman found at the scene of the blast - a United National Party (UNP) campaign rally - was that of the killer, according to a senior policeman who declined to be identified.