Slain Tiger officials, rural force member buried with military honours

[TamilNet, Monday, 31 July 2006, 05:06 GMT]
The funeral of seven members of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and a civilian rural force member killed in Sri Lanka Air Force SLAF air strike on LTTE's Thenham Conference Centre on Saturday, were held Sunday evening. LTTE commanders Col. Banu and Col Jeyam were present at Thandiyadi Heroes Cemeteray where five were burried with military honours.

Col. Banu and Col. Jeyam at Thandiyadi Heroes Cemetary

The bodies of slain Tigers, Lt. Col. Thamilchelvan Mama, Major Ariharan, Major Kavi, 2nd Lt. Mathusuthan and Rural Forces member Logithan were brought to Ambilanthurai where hundreds of peoples and LTTE cadres payed their last respects.

The bodies were taken in prosession towards Thandiyadi Heroes Cemetary.

LTTE Commanders Col. Banu and Col. Jeyam were present at Thandiyadi Heroes Cemetary where the bodies were buried with military honours at 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

The cortege of the other three LTTE members, Captain Anali Chenchudar, Captain Uravan, and 2nd Lt. Mathusuthan were taken to Pulipaynthakal for last respects and were buried with military honours at Tharavai Heroes Cemetary.

Hundreds of people took part in the funeral prosessions.

Funeral prosession towards Thandiyadi Heroes Cemetary


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