Two SLA bodies returned

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 August 1999, 20:14 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers handed over the bodies of two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Mallavi yesterday said sources.

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The Sri Lanka Army receives the bodies of two SLA soldiers at Mankulam today. The Liberation Tigers handed over the bodies to the ICRC yesterday..Photo:TamilNet
The SLA soldiers were killed in the Elephant Pass-Paranthan sector on Saturday the Tigers said.

The Liberation Tigers said two of their members also died .in the confrontation.

The SLA said three of its soldiers were killed and seven wounded in the fighting.

Meanwhile the body of the LTTE member who was kill at Thavisikulam on August 20 was brought to Mankulam by the Sri Lankan Red Cross Society and handed over to the ICRC.

The ICRC will hand over the body the LTTE at Mallavi.

Meanwhile Sri Lankan Police said they found 61 rounds of anti aircraft ammunition at the residence of a SLA soldier.

According to the police, they initially found some ammunition when they searched a SLA soldier in Katugastota, a suburb of Kandy yesterday.

On a subsequent search at his house in Gampola, 18 km. south of Kandy the rest of the ammunition were found, the police said.

The soldier, who is being investigated, was stationed at the SLA's Weli Oya detachment in the north-east of the island, was on leave when he was stopped.


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