Sri Lanka army 'defeats rebels'
13 November 2012 Last updated at 16:10 GMT
This report was first broadcast in May 2009
The Sri Lankan president has declared a military victory over the Tamil Tigers after 26 years of bloody civil war.
However, senior officials told the BBC fighting rages on in a tiny area of the north-east where the Tigers' leadership is said to be cornered.
Damian Grammaticas reports from Colombo.