Sri Lanka said it is looking into an Indian media report that the LTTE was planning an attack on May 18th.

Sri Lanka said on Sunday that it is taking all necessary steps to protect the country . The survey published in Indian media that the LTTE is planning an attack on the island country on May 18 .

Sri Lanka said on Sunday that it is taking all necessary steps to protect the country as a result of a survey published in Indian media that the LTTE is planning an attack on the island country on May 18, marking the conclusion of the Sri Lankan Civil War in 2009, during which the Mullivaikal anniversary was commemorated.With the death of its supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran in 2009, the nation's nearly 30-year civil war was officially ended.Despite the island's unprecedented economic crisis and subsequent political instability, the former defence minister's statements said in a statement released on Tuesday that the LTTE is planning to launch an attack on Sri Lanka on May 18 and further inform the public of the planned attacks.Long lines for fuel, cooking oil, and other essentials have erupted, and government shutdowns and rising food prices have stoked the people's misery.

On Thursday, former Sri Lankan Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe was elected as the country's new prime minister.