Monday, May 25, 2009

LTTE took desperate measures in final hours

  • LTTE forcibly recruited children
  • Parents who opposed were attacked

By Srinath Prasanna Jayasuriya

(DM)While the LTTE was being surrounded by the advancing troops during the last phase of the war, the rebels are reported to have adopted desperate measures to recruit new cadres to their fold.

Naval rating G.H. Chaminda Kumara -- who was in LTTE custody with five other security forces personnel since November 2006 until they were rescued by the armed forces said some mothers took poison after their children were snatched away by the LTTE. Full text Share on Facebook