|Fleeing civilians seek Security Forces’ protection|
|Friday, 29 August 2008|
Twenty nine Tamil civilians from Mullattiuvu and Kilinochchi Districts arrived in the liberated areas yesterday (27), seeking protection from the security forces at Pulmoddai (Eastern coast) and Iluppaikkadavai (Western coast) military detachments, Defences sources said. The group including women, children said that the continuous terrorist intimidation and harassment led them to escape to Government controlled areas.
They also accused the LTTE of abducting civilians and conscripting children as combatants to deploy at the Forward Defence Line in the battlefield.
The LTTE terrorists running with a severe dearth of carder strength have repeatedly threatened the civilians living in the areas under their control and have forced them to help the activities of the outfit including material support and sending members of their families to the movement.The LTTE terrorists have been repeatedly accused by the international human rights organizations for forcible conscription of children for their terrorist activities.
(Courtesy : Department of Information )
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