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Tiger prisoner describes end of the war

June 14, 2009

BBC Sinhala Service : Tiger prisoner describes end of the war


A former prisoner of war of the Tamil Tigers who managed to escape days before their final defeat says there was no offer from the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Eelam (LTTE) leadership to surrender.

“He said the prisoners were registered with the Red Cross and were not ill-treated by the LTTE. And in the last days of their captivity the Tigers had wanted to hand them over to the ICRC but couldn’t because it was prohibited from entering the war zone.

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