SLA to return 36 Tigers' bodies

[TamilNet, Monday, 28 June 1999, 11:41 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) officials said today that arrangements are being made to hand over the bodies of 36 Liberation Tigers killed in recent fighting. The bodies will be handed over to the Tigers through the Sri Lankan Red Cross, they said.

The SLA has brought the bodies of 30 female and 6 males to the Pallimunai shore and the Red Cross officials are expected to arrive from Vidathaltheevu to collect them, they said.

Meanwhile Liberation Tigers snipped and wounded a Special Task Force trooper at Manmunaithurai, 10 km. south of Batticaloa, around 10.45 a.m. this morning.

Elsewhere, an electricity transformer was destroyed in a bomb blast at Ninthaavur in the Sammanthurai police district around 3.30 a.m. today.

According to Ceylon Electricity Board officials the damages has been estimated at 500,000 Rupees (about 7100 US $).

 

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