Masked motorbike troopers cordon, search Pottuvil

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 October 2005, 16:16 GMT]
Masked motorbike-unit-soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army cordoned off and searched Pottuvil town and its suburbs Kundumadu and Kallaiyapattai Sunday evening. The soldiers searched the households and the residents in gunpoint for 4 hours from 5:00 p.m., residents said. The soldiers were wearing black masks.

No arrests were made during the search operation, sources said.

Pottuvil is located in Amparai district, 112 km south of Batticaloa.

 

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