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Tamils 'forcing children to fight'


Unicef says there are "clear indications" that Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka are forcing children as young as 14 to fight alongside them.

Aid agencies say tens of thousands of civilians remain trapped in the war zone to the north of the country, appealing to both sides in the conflict to let civilians leave the war zone.

Anbarasan Ethirajan reports.


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