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Mop-up operations continue: Kapil Amman, Ilango also among dead

Mop-up operations continue: Kapil Amman, Ilango also among dead

Sri Lankan security forces continuing mop-up operations at the 100m x 100m remaining land patch, North of Vellamullivaikkal have uncovered three more bodies of key LTTE leaders, this morning (May 18).

According to latest battlefield reports received, the 53 and 58 Division troops including Special Forces and Commandos have uncovered the bodies, suspected to be of Ilango (LTTE 'Police' wing chief), Sudarman (Charles Anthony's close aid) and Kapil Amman( LTTE intelligence wing). The bodies were found abandoned in the area, the sources further said.

Troops also confirmed many more terrorist bodies lying scattered in the area which are yet to be identified.

More information will follow...

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