LTTE hands over DPU soldier's body to SL Government

[TamilNet, Saturday, 17 June 2006, 13:54 GMT]
The body of Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), who was shot dead by members of the Tamil Auxilliary Force inside Mathiyamadu forest in the Nedunkerni area of Vavuniya district Thursday, was handed over to the representatives of the Red Cross (ICRC) Friday morning to be given to the Government of Sri Lanka, sources from Vavuniya said.

Body of DPU hand over
Body of DPU hand over
LTTE's Vavuniya district Head of the Political Wing, Gnanam, handed over the body to the ICRC representative Simon Wolf Friday 10:00 a.m. in the presence of members of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM), according to sources in Vavuniya.

Officials of the LTTE, including K Pappa was also present during the handover.

LTTE Political office in Vavuniya said that SLA has been launching artillery attacks on the LTTE-controlled areas of Semamadu from Saturday morning.


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