35 Tamil youths arrested in Trincomalee following LTTE air strike

[TamilNet, Sunday, 07 September 2008, 10:52 GMT]
About 35 Tamil youths have been arrested in several suburbs in Trincomalee district since the air strike carried out by the Liberation Tigers of Thamil Eelam (LTTE) on the naval headquarters located in Trincomalee city, according to complaints received by the regional office of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL), sources in Colombo said.

The HRSCL in Trincomalee has so far received complaints from parents of 13 Tamil youths who are reported to be detained in police stations in Trincomalee since then.

Parents of two Tamil youths arrested on the day of the LTTE air strike, in the city, have informed the HRCSL that whereabouts of their sons are not known to them since then.


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