Tigers bury decomposed body of SLA soldier

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 11:14 GMT]
A highly decomposed body of Sri Lanka Army soldier, with Sri Lankan national identity card number 832963291V and SLA soldier number S317369, was buried with military honors by the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) in Mannaar on Wednesday. LTTE's Military Spokesman Irasiah Ilanthirayan told media that the body was recovered in a clearing mission after thwarting a SLA ground operation Monday in Ku'risuddaku'lam area. In the meantime, a new operation was launched by the SLA Wednesday morning in Mu'l'likku'lam.

Heavy fighting was going on, according to LTTE military spokesman.

A Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) launcher and a T-56 automatic rifle were also recovered following the previous clash, on Monday, he said.

 

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