Razeek group second in command dies

[TamilNet, Monday, 31 May 1999, 14:33 GMT]
The second highest ranking leader of the Razeek group, Paramanathan Thayaparan (27), died at Batticaloa hospital today.

Mr. P. Thayaparan was injured in the bomb attack on Saturday that killed the Razeek group leader, his assistant Chandran Jeyakumar and a civilian, Thahir .

The Razeek group was the military wing of the Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) and became incorporated into the official structure of the Sri Lankan Army as the ninth auxillary force.

Mr. P. Thayaparan is from Karaitheevu in the Ampara district.

 

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