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Thenmaradchy bodies reported found, SLA clamps curfew

[TamilNet, Sunday, 07 May 2006, 15:45 GMT]
Amidst reports that the bodies of eight youths disappeared from Manthuvil in Thenmaradchy Sunday morning have been found in the shrub jungles near Kapputhu in Vadamaradchy, the Palaly Military Command via its local radio broadcasts announced that Sri Lanka Defense Ministry has imposed a curfew in Jaffna district from 12 midnight Sunday to 4 p.m. Monday, sources said. Tension prevails in Thenmaradchy as residents are shocked and alarmed by the killings, sources added.

Reports reaching residents in Jaffna said that the bodies of the youths were found in Kombimunai forest area near Kapputhu, an area straddling Vadamaradchy-Thenmaradchy border, sources said.

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers have sealed off the roads reaching the area and has not allowed anyone to enter Kapputhu village. Several hundred troops have been deployed near Kalikai junction where Nelliady-Kodikamam Road meets the Point-Pedro- Chavakachcheri Road that leades to Kapputhi, local residents said.

SLA soldiers are using loud-speakers also to announce residents near Kalikai junction and surrounding areas to stay indoors, residents said.

Eight young men who went to Seerani Kelakkai temple in Manthuvil East, around 7 km northeast of Chavakachcheri are reported missing Sunday morning. A teacher and general secretary of the temple trustee board, and four students were among the victims. Villagers who went searching for eight missing youths in Manthuvil East in Thenmaradchi, Jaffna, found blood trace, pieces of clothes, 3 identity cards and at least 6 empty cases of bullets Sunday morning.


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