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LTTE political division member succumbs to wounds

[TamilNet, Friday, 09 November 2007, 09:27 GMT]
A Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) political division member who sustained injuries when LTTE's Political Head and Chief Negotiator Brigadier S.P. Thamilchelvan was killed last Friday in a Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) targeted bombardment, succumbed to his wounds this Friday, LTTE officials in Ki'linochchi said. The Tigers have conferred Major rank to the political division member Sivalingam Aathavan alias Selvam.

Major Selvam
Major Selvam is from Velikka'ndal, Ka'ndaava'lai.

Five LTTE Political division members, Lt. Col. Anpumani (Alex), Thamilchelvan's personal secretary and a delegation member of the LTTE negotiation team that undertook several visits outside Sri Lanka, Maj. Mikuthan, a talented writer in Tamil, Maj. Kalaiyarasan (Nethaji) who was one of the administrative secretaries of LTTE's Political Head, Lt. Aadchiveal and Lt. Mavaikumaran, lost their lives with Brigadier S.P. Thamilchelvan, last Friday, when their official residence was bombed by the SLAF.

Lt. Col. Alex, who had a personal interest in photography, used to supply photos taken by him to media during the peace talks held in Thailand, Japan, Norway, Swtizerland and from various meetings between Mr. Thamilchelvan and foreign diplomats and political leaders during the LTTE delegation's foreign trips.

LTTE Political division cadres killed in SLAF bombardment together with S.P. Thamilchelvan
[L-R] Lt. Col. Anpumani (Alex), Major Mikuthan, Major Kalaiyarasan (Nethaji), Major Selvam, Lt. Maavaikkumaran and Lt. Aadchiveal


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