22 Tamil civilians go missing within 7-days

Place: Kilinochchi | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 19971009

Since 2 October, 22 Tamil civilians who went to recover belongings from their former homes in parts of Kilinochchi (in places just outside areas of Sinhalese army occupation) have been abducted by Sinhalese troops and not been seen since. The victims are from Santhapuram, Selvapuram, Vasanthapuram and Murikandy. The next of kin of these victims have appealed for help from the ICRC at its Mallavi office.

NAMES OF SOME OF THE MISSING PEOPLE
Suppiah Thangavelu (49)
Arasan Rasiah (46)
Rasiah Kesavan (12)
Thomas Rasendiram (34)
Ragunathan (60)
Marutham Manikkam (80)
Karuppaiah Selvaratnam (29)
Samantha Liyanage (45)
Thevakumar Samantha
Liyanage Vasanthakumar (20)
Thevakumar Thevarasa (38)
Ramasamy Kandiah (52)
Ayuitkumar (13)
K. Manoharan (33)
K. Papu (35)
Thangan Thanaraj (48)
Thevy Kandiah (80)
Arunasalam Supiramaniam (35)
Sinnarasa Dinal (38)
I. Thevarasa (30)