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Bodies 18 senior leaders positively identified; clearing operations continue

Bodies of 18 senior LTTE leaders positively identified; clearing operations continue

Armed forces officials have positively identified 18 bodies of senior LTTE cadres including that of Pottu Amman. The following is list of identified LTTE leaders found among the dead today (May 18).

  • Pottu Amman- LTTE's Intelligence Wing Leader

  • Bhanu - LTTE military leader

  • Jeyam- LTTE military leader

  • B.Nadesan- LTTE political head

  • S.Pulidevan- Head of LTTE's Peace Secretariat

  • Ramesh- LTTE special military leader

  • Ilango- LTTE police chief

  • Charles Anthony- the eldest son of LTTE chief V. Prabhakaran

  • Sudharman - aide to LTTE leader's son

  • Thomas- senior intelligence leader

  • Luxman - LTTE military leader

  • Sri Ram- senior sea tiger cadre

  • Isei Aravi - LTTE female military leader

  • Kapil Amman - LTTE deputy intelligence leader

  • Ajanthi- female LTTE training in charge

  • Wardha - LTTE mortar in charge

  • Pudiyawan- Secretary to LTTE leader

  • Jenarthan - Special military leader

Meanwhile, defence sources on the field said that troops are now conducting search and clear operations in area. Troops have so far found over 200 bodies of LTTE cadres along with large stocks lethal weapons. Troops strongly believe that all top LTTE cadres including its chief V. Prabhakaran have been killed in today's fighting. The identification process is being continued.

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