SLN cancels ship transport, clashes erupt in the seas off Nagarkovil

[TamilNet, Saturday, 06 January 2007, 12:43 GMT]
A Sri Lanka military ship scheduled to transport civilians and military personnel to Trincomalee from KKS Harbour Saturday has cancelled the trip as clashes erupted in the seas off Nagarkovil in Vadamaradchi East Saturday evening around 3:45 p.m. Around 350 civilians who were transported to KKS High Security Zone from Jaffna were sent back.

Gunshots and heavy rocket fire was heard in the seas off Nagarkovil.

Sri Lanka Navy uses transports civilians and military personnel from KKS to Trincomalee.

The A9 landroute from Jaffna Peninsula remains closed since August.

 

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