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Last Updated: Monday, 13 November 2006, 21:18 GMT
Sri Lanka youth 'seized to fight'
Amnesty International poster shows child soldier in rebel fatigues
Children have long been caught up in Sri Lanka's conflict
Elements in the Sri Lankan military are helping a breakaway rebel faction to abduct children as soldiers to fight Tamil Tiger rebels, the UN has said.

A senior UN official said there was "credible evidence" that troops had rounded up children to fight with the renegade rebel group led by Col Karuna.