Friday, May 29, 2009

Children, females among surrendered rebels: Sri Lankan military

COLOMBO, May 29 (Xinhua) -- At least 400 children and 1,200 females are among the near 10,000 Tamil Tiger rebels surrendered to the government recently, the Sri Lankan military said Friday.

Defense Officials who did not want to be named said the surrendered rebels are now being housed in different rehabilitation centers around the country. Full text