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Further information on UA 407/93 (ASA 37/25/93, 18 November 1993) - Sri Lanka: unacknowledged detentions / fear for safety: About 70 government soldiers detained by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)

, Index number: ASA 37/008/1994

Amnesty International has received a report that at least 17 of the security forces personnel taken prisoner by the LTTE have recently been seen at a location in the Jaffna Peninsula. It has also been reported that five of those captured had been admitted to a hospital in Jaffna for medical treatment. According to press reports, the LTTE maintain that no security forces personnel were captured alive, and there is continued concern for the safety of the prisoners.

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