29 Batticaloa schools not re-opened, occupied by IDPs

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 02 January 2007, 17:39 GMT]
Twenty-four Tamil medium schools in the district of Batticaloa have not reopened for the current academic year 2007 Tuesday as they are occupied by hundreds of internally displaced families from Vaharai division as temporary shelters. These schools are located in the government-controlled areas in the education zones of Batticaloa, Kalkudah, provincial education ministry sources said.

Five schools in the LTTE controlled Vaharai also did not re-open Tuesday for the first term of the current academic year, provincial education officials said.


Chronology:
15.01.07  Unfolding misery
11.01.07  Vaharai tragedy
07.01.07  SOS from Vaharai

 

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