A suicide bomb blast in Anuradhapura kills at least 27 people, including Major General Janaka Perera, a former military commander in the 1990s.
Timeline of events under "LTTE attacks" issue
A bomb explosion on a passenger bus in Moratuwa, near Colombo kills at least 21 people and wounds 47 others.
At least 25 civilians are killed and more than 40 injured when a suspected Tamil Tiger bomb is detonated on a commuter bus travelling from Piliyandala to Kahapola, on the outskirts of Colombo.
A suicide bomb blast kills Highways Minister Jeyaraj Fernandopulle. The military blamed the attack on the LTTE and said that 10 people were killed and 25 injured by the explosion.
A suspected LTTE bomb attack of a civilian bus traveling in the town of Buttala (150 miles south east of Colombo) kills 27 people and injures 67 others. Reports that most of the victims were shot by LTTE cadres.
The Minister for Nation Building, D.M. Dassanayake, is killed in a suspected LTTE claymore mine attack of his convoy of vehicles in the Jah-Ela area, outside Colombo.
A bus heading north from the town of Kebithigollewa is hit by a claymore mine blast, allegedly by the LTTE, killing 16 people and wounding 22 others.
A suspected LTTE female cadre blows herself up near the Colombo office of Douglas Devananda, the Tamil minister for social welfare, killing his personal secretary. On the same day, a bomb exploded near the entrance to a popular department store in a Nugegoda, a busy suburb of Colombo.
LTTE aircraft and ground troops, in a two pronged assault, attack the Sri Lankan air force base in Anuradhapura.
The Chief District Secretary of the Eastern province is shot dead in Trincomalee. The Government accuses the LTTE.
LTTE attacks army bases in Mannar and Vavuniya districts, leaving 82 combatants dead; both sides confirm the attacks.
The Sri Lankan military claims that the LTTE attacked a bus in front of a military checkpoint near Ampara, killing at least 16 civilians and wounding 25 others.
Air attack on Sri Lankan air force base in Katunayake, leaving 3 killed and 16 injured: the LTTE's two armed light air craft were involved in their first ever aerial attack. The Tigers warn of similar attacks on other Sri Lankan military targets in future.
The LTTE is accused of involvement in a second bomb on a Sri Lankan passenger bus near the tourist resort of Hikkaduwa, which killed at least 11 people and injuring dozens more.
Sea Tigers attack the naval base in Galle in an apparent suicide mission. News of the raid sparks rioting in Galle, with shops belonging to the minority Tamil community, residents and police reported.