Body of Prabhakaran’s son found: Defence ministry (Lead)

May 18th, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS  

Colombo, May 18 (DPA) A body believed to be of Charles Anthony, the son of Tamil Tiger chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, has been recovered by the army during clearing operations in northeastern Sri Lanka, the defence ministry said Monday.
Charles Anthony was known to be fighting alongside his father in the conflict.

Clearing operations in the areas were continuing after the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam said Sunday that they were laying down their weapons after more than 25 years of fighting for an independent homeland for the minority Tamils.

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