SLA says it killed Tiger activist

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 January 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Sri Lankan army claimed that it had killed an activist of the Liberation Tigers last evening in Palai, in Jaffna during a shootout.

The body of the dead youth was brought to the Jaffna hospital today by the Palai Police.

The Police report said that the person was estimated to be around 25 years of age and that he was an LTTE suspect.

The report did not speak, as is now customary, of cyanide capsules and arms recovered from the dead person.

 

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