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Sri Lanka to free 1,200 former rebels

[Zee News, Tuesday, 20 September 2011 08:07 No Comment]

(IANS) Colombo: Sri Lanka will free 1,200 more rehabilitated former Tamil Tiger guerrillas by September-end, Xinhua reported on Monday.

This would take to 17,000 the number of former members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) who have gained freedom since the war ended in May 2009, said a senior official.

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