2 female corpses recovered in Thenmaraadchi

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 August 2008, 17:08 GMT]
Kodikaamam police, directed by Chaavakachcheari magistrate, handed over two female bodies to Jaffna Teaching Hospital Sunday evening for identification. Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops in Ki’laali Front Defence Line (FDL) positions in Thenmaraadchi had handed over the two bodies to the police claiming that they belonged to two female combatants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the police said.

The two killed were LTTE female combatants of the LTTE Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) who had tried to enter SLA FDL areas in Ki’laali, residents in Thenmaraadchi said.

Large scale clashes were heard Sunday around 4:00 a.m in Ki’laali SLA FDL positions and the two female combatants must have been killed while trying to penetrate into SLA area, they further said.

The two bodies handed over to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary appear to be around 20 years old and one of them is clad in LTTE combat uniform while the other in ordinary dress, hospital sources said.

The bodies will be kept in the mortuary for five days for identification.

A request is extended by hospital authorities to help identify the two bodies.



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