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ID tag found by remains of LTTE cadre in Mullivaikkal

An ID tag was found by the skeletal remains of an LTTE cadre, which was discovered close to the Sri Lankan military's 681 Brigade camp in Mullivaikkal on May 17. 

The tag, reading "த.வி.பு  ஐ 2719" and believed to belong to a member of the LTTE's intelligence wing, was uncovered today during the presence of Mullaitivu district judge, Lennin Kumar. 

The skeletal remains have been sent for forensic analysis and include visible bony fragments and dentition, the remnants of an LTTE uniform, belt, hand grenade and a capsule of cyanide. 

Workers made the discover last week as they carried out excavation work on land belonging to the local Fishermen's Association, a day before Tamils gathered to the area to remember the 10th anniversary of the massacre that took place at the end of armed conflict.