5 Tamils held in Dehiwala train blast

[TamilNet, Thursday, 29 May 2008, 04:21 GMT]
Five Tamil civilians, including one person who returned from Canada, are being detained in Dehiwala police station in connection with the Dehiwala train blast that killed ten and injured about 70 persons. The police and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers conducted several cordon and search operations from Tuesday till Wednesday evening, detaining twenty Tamil civilians for questioning, police sources said.

All detained except five were released after preliminary inquiry.

Persons detained would be produced in court once the inquiry against them is completed, police sources said.

 

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