Police hand over two bodies

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 03 February 1999, 17:35 GMT]
The bodies of two youths shot dead by the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) last night near Kapputhu in Vadamaradchi were handed over to the Manthikai hospital this afternoon by the Sri Lankan Police at Nelliyadi in Jaffna.

The Police said that the two were members of the Liberation Tigers who had been killed in an ambush by the SLA in the Kapputhu area last night.

The Sri Lankan Army (SLA) said that a hand grenade, a cyanide capsule and a walkie talkie were found in the possession of the dead youth.

The Police and SLA reports concerning the death of these youths could not be confirmed independently.

 

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