Sri Lanka beefs up security in East port city

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 30 October 2007, 20:33 GMT]
The three armed forces of Sri Lanka and the police have tightened the security of Trincomalee city and its suburbs after the land and aerial attack on Anuradhapura airbase by the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE), residents in the city said.

More troops and police have been deployed in strategic points in the Trincomalee city. Every, young and old are being checked thoroughly at all sentry points and vehicles entering the city are checked minutely.

Cyclists are ordered to walk passing the sentry points.

 

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