Sampur retake spurs return of Muttur populace
THE retaking of Sampur by the Security Forces on
Monday has driven confidence into the population of Muttur with more
than 75 per cent of the families who fled the area in fear of LTTE
attacks on August 5, returning to their homes after a month's
enforced stay in Kantale.
Naval craft rescues Bangladesh ship crew
A Naval Fast Attack Craft in Galle rescued 34
crew members of Amanath Sha, a Bangladesh ship which sank off the
coast of Koggala yesterday.
LTTE recruited tsunami-orphaned as child soldiers -US report
The LTTE recruited tsunami orphaned children
into its fighting units picking them from survivors' camps in the
North and East, a new US Government report on Child Labour revealed.