Thursday, January 11, 2007

INGO Tsunami Aid Found in Newly Captured LTTE's 'JANAK' Camp

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)
3. Sewing machines 10
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.


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