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Jaffna school girl abducted by SLA soldiers

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 January 2006, 12:36 GMT]
A school girl, yet to be identified, was forcefully taken away by four Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers when she was walking home along PaalPannai Road (Milk farm Road) from school between Kondavil and Thirunelvely junctions in Jaffna at 2 p.m. Tuesday, residents of the area who witnessed the incident said.

Kondavil abduction
Jaffna Magistrate Ms Srinithi Nanthikesan and the members of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission were informed of the incident.

Residents of the area and a youth witness who saw the girl dragged by the SLA, searched the shrub area near where she was abducted for signs of evidence.

Troopers who came to the scene around 5 p.m. with an SLMM member fired in the air to disperse the crowd who were searching the the area.

Tension prevails in Kondavil, Thirunelveli area.

Kondavil abduction
Kondavil abduction

 

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