SLA troops, Police round up Eravur village, public market

[TamilNet, Saturday, 24 September 2005, 09:08 GMT]
Around five-hundred Sri Lanka Army and police personnel conducted Saturday morning a house to house search operation in Thannamunai village in Eravur, 14 km north of Batticaloa. The armed forces also cordened off the Eravur public market and searched the shops and the market compound, civilian sources said.

Noone was arrested in the search operation, sources added.

The search operation continued till Saturday noon from 9:00 a.m.

An armed group has entered the area, according to the Eravur police.

 

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