Marked drop in child recruitment by Karuna faction
There has been a marked decline in cases relating
to abductions or forced recruitment of children by the Karuna
faction in recent times. There had been no such complaints recorded
so far for this year, law enforcement authorities said yesterday.
Forces hand over seven LTTE bodies
Seven bodies of LTTE cadres were handed over to
the Security Forces in Vavuniya yesterday morning, Military
spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said. A fierce fight erupted
when the Forces launched an attack during its mission to liberate
the Wanni on Monday morning in Mannar.