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Case filed against detainees for 2007 offensive

A high court complaint has been filed against two political detainees, allegedly ex-LTTE cadres, for the deaths of four soldiers, including two senior officers, in the Wilpattu National Park in 2007.

According to Uthayan , the complaint, filed at the Anuradhapura High Court, accuses the detainees of a bomb attack and gunfire, killing two senior army officers and two further army personnel.

The detainees have been identified as Iyan of Vasavilan and Sivaprakash Sivaseelan of Kondachi.

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