SLN arrests Trinco Tamil civilians in Mannar coast

[TamilNet, Thursday, 21 September 2006, 12:23 GMT]
34 Tamil civilians, all are residents of coastal villages in Trincomalee district waiting for a boat in the Mannar coast to flee to South India to seek refuge were arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) Wednesday evening. Later they were handed over to the Talaimannar Police.

Talaimannar Police Thursday morning released all the 34 including women and children asking them to return to their home villages in Trincomalee district.

 

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