The Special Task Force (STF) recovered boats and tents donated by two international Non Governmental Organizations (NGO), SAVE THE CHILDREN and UNHCR from the newly captured LTTE 'JANAK' base in KANDIKUDICHCHIARU in the AMPARA district today (11). The two boats had 'SAVE THE CHILDREN' marked on them. The LTTE has been forcibly taking over tsunami aid donated to affected people by NGOs.
The following were recovered from the 'JANAK' base:
|1.||Trail mortar cycles||03 (Yamaha125 01/Yamaha250 02)|
|2.||Generators||01 (15 Kw)|
|4.||GPS ( Global Positioning System)||01|
|5.||STF uniforms and self dressing|
|6.||STF camouflage material||01 roll|
|7.||A stock of Army Ranaviru apparel camouflage material|
|8.||Boats||02 marked 'SAVED THE CHILDREN'|
|9.||Tents||02 with UNHCR mark on them|
|10.||Night vision sniper rifle||01|
|11.||Monocular night vision||01|
|12.||Light machine gun (LMG)||01|
A fully equipped hospital known as 'THILIPPAN' which was also situated inside the STANLY base was seized by the STF last Monday (08). The 'THILIPPAN' hospital had been built by a NGO called ZOA. The same NGO has build around 500 houses under tsunami aid to LTTE mahaveera families in the KANCHIKUDICHCHIARU forest area.