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Former LTTE cadre commits suicide in military run camp

Suganthy Sivalingam, a former senior LTTE cadre, committed suicide by self-immolation on Thursday night at a military run 'resettlement' camp in Vadamaraadchi, Tamilnet reports.

She had been subjected to severe mental torture during her detention at the military's 'rehabilitation' camp.

Following an injury in 1999, she served with the LTTE medical services until the final stages of the armed conflict in 2009 when she was detained by the Sri Lankan military.

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