Youth's body, weapons found in Eravur

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 00:58 GMT]
The body of a Tamil youth alleged to be a member of Liberation Tigers was recovered near Murkodanchenai tank by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) after the SLA sentry points were attacked by LTTE cadres Monday night around 8.00 p.m., Eravur police said.

The body had several bullet wounds and has been taken the Eravur district hospital for postmortem examinations, hospital sources said.

Murakodanchenai SLA claimed that the youth had died in the retaliatory fire against the attackers.

A Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG), a T56 assault rifle and two hand grenades were recovered by the SLA near where the body was found, the police said.

 

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