A suicide bomber attacked a Sri Lanka convoy carrying the defense secretary and brother of the president, it was reported Friday.
Sri Lanka's LTTE have threatened to renew hostilities if the government does not make a "reasonable" political deal by the end of the year.
The LTTE chief has said that he was prepared to leave cease-fire talks and declare war with Sri Lanka until the Dec. 26 tsunami struck.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapkse sought India's help for a fresh effort at peace with the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
The leader of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers has made a rare public appearance to refute local media reports that he had died in the tsunami.
Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger insurgency is threatening to resume armed struggles unless the government accepts the rebels' blueprint for self-rule.
India Thursday rejected a plea for mediation in Sri Lanka's separatist conflict, a day after the head of the Tamil Tiger rebel group asked for New Delhi's role
Rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran said Wednesday his Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are honestly committed to the peace process in Sri Lanka initiated by th