LTTE to release 2 more POWs

[TamilNet, Thursday, 16 December 1999, 04:42 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio said this morning that two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers, who surrendered during the 'Unceasing Waves 3' operation in the Vettrilaikerni area, are to be released.

The radio said the POWs are to be released on instructions of the LTTE leader Mr. Velupillai Pirapaharan.

The soldiers, Athapathu Bingiriya Aarachilaage Sandanakumara of Gampola and A.Dissanayake of Kepitigollewa, belonging to the 54-Division of 2nd Gemunu Watch, are to be handed over to the ICRC.

The radio said that arrangements have been made to release the POWs immediately.

The LTTE has so far released 9 POWs who surrendered during the Operation Unceasing Waves 3.

 

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