Five bodies handed over

[TamilNet, Monday, 18 January 1999, 13:51 GMT]
The bodies of five youth, suspected to be members of the Liberation Tigers, were handed over by the Sri Lankan Police at Chavakachcheri to the Jaffna hospital this afternoon.

Police sources in Jaffna said that the youth were killed in a clash between the SLA and the Liberation Tigers around 1.30 a.m. in the early hours of the morning today at Koilaakkandi in Thanangkilappu.

They said the youth were killed by shrapnel from shells fired by the SLA.

Three rifles were recovered from the scene of the clash.

 

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