Tigers hand over SLA bodies
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 25 April 2000, 06:53 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers handed over the bodies of 126 soldiers who were killed at Elephant Pass to the International Committee of the Red Cross at kilinochchi around 12.30 p.m. today. ICRC spokesman Harsha Gunawardena said that the bodies are being transported to Vavuniya and that it is expected that the convoy would cross the lines late this evening.
The bodies will be handed over to the Vavuniya SLA authorities he said.
Asked about the possibility of more bodies being handed over, he said he has no information so far on the matter.