Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Tamil Tigers Prank Exposed

The Tamil Tigers’ notoriously wacky sense of humor has once again landed the Sri Lankan rebels in deep trouble when one of the pranksters let the punchline slip during a recent interview.

The leader of a key Tamil Tiger breakaway group in eastern Sri Lanka says the main organisation’s head was never serious about the peace process.

Col Karuna Amman told the BBC that Velupillai Prabhakaran had said peace talks should be dragged out “because it would be really, really funny when the fighting resumed. I mean, seriously, can you just imagine the looks on their faces when we start blowing things up again? It will be hilarious, dude.”

When asked about the jest, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said, “That’s why we don’t invite them to parties anymore. Those guys tell the worst jokes ever.”

Col. Karuna Amman, the former Tamil Tiger who exposed the joke, is surrounded by heavy security as he waits for the inevitable retaliatory practical joke.

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