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Friday, February 06, 2009 - 6.25 GMT
Child suicide bomber sent to Chalai army frontline


Sri Lanka Army sources said that the LTTE had sent a child suicide bomber to attack the Army 55 Division frontline yesterday.

According to the sources, the child suicide bomber possibly between 13-16 years of age had exploded himself around 8.30 pm after reaching the soldiers in guise of a civilian seeking refuge with them.

The sources citing eyewitness said that child soldier had behaved in a manner as he had been drugged or severely harassed before the mission.

The LTTE has been placed in the UN for using child combatants for war since last few years.







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