SLA cordon, searches A'laveddi

[TamilNet, Sunday, 01 July 2007, 12:31 GMT]
Several hundred Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers trucked to Valikaamam north A'laveddi conducted a large scale cordon and search operation in a large area surrounding villages of Ka'lamangkal, A'lukkai and Viththakapuram starting from early Sunday morning 4:00 a.m, sources in Jaffna said.

No one was allowed to exit or enter the search area for several hours during the search, local residents said.

Villagers were asked to assemble in public playground where they were subjected to severe interrogation, according to local residents.

Details of any arrests are not known.

 

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