Tigers hand over SLA bodies

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 03 February 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The LTTE handed over forty one bodies of SLA soldiers who were killed in the Kilinochchi fighting to the ICRC at Mallavi today. Yesterday, the VoT radio said that they had recovered the bodies of more than 50 SLA troops and that they were recovering more.

The Red Cross plays a third party facilitator role in the exchange of bodies of combatants between the Sri Lankan military and the LTTE.

 

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