Tigers release two more POWs

[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 December 1999, 11:04 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers said that they have released two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers, arrested during their military operation in the Vadamaradchi East sector of the Jaffna peninsula.

According to the LTTE, the soldiers, A.Dissanayake (22) of Keppitigollewa and R.Sandanabandara of (23) of Gampola, were arrested on 12 December.

The POWs were officialy handed over to an ICRC representative, Mr.Daniel, around 11 a.m. this morning, the LTTE said.

The ICRC have escorted the soldiers to Vavuniya, the LTTE said.

The LTTE released earlier 9 POWs who surrendered during the Operation Unceasing Waves 3.


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