SLA blocks cement lorry enter Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 September 2005, 10:16 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers at the Muhamalai checkpoint refused to allow a lorry belonging to Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) taking cement for its rehabilitation work into Jaffna, Thursday morning, TRO officials said.

SLA soldiers refused to inspect the vehicle and directed the driver to turn back to Vanni, the driver said.

According to the driver the soldiers did not provide him reasons for not allowing the lorry to proceed to Jaffna.

TRO is a non-Governmental organization (NGO) registered with the Government of Sri Lanka and works exclusively in the NorthEast.

 

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