Lanka urges urgent UN action against Tigers
Sri Lanka yesterday urged the Working Group of
the Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict to take urgent
punitive action against the LTTE for its continuous recruitment and
use of child soldiers.
Batticaloa Local Polls:
Good turnout for postal voting
Over 70 per cent of postal voters turned up
yesterday to elect their representatives to the Batticaloa district
local bodies. The postal voting had taken place without any major
Inland Sea Tiger base pounded
Air Force fighter jets pounded an LTTE inland
Sea Tiger base yesterday morning causing heavy damage to Tigers in
Kiranchi, west of Kilinochchi, Air Force spokesman Wing Commander
Andrew Wijesuriya said.