Direct dialing from Vanni?

[TamilNet, Saturday, 02 January 1999, 14:40 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers are making arrangements for people living in the parts of the Vanni contolled by them, to make international telephone calls claimed sources there.

The first telephone service is expected to be opened in Puthukkuiyiruppu in Mullaithivu in few days the sources added.

They said a communication tower has already been constructed there.

However, only outgoing calls could be made at the telephone stations, according to the sources.

Meanwhile, four thousand eight hundred people who were rendered homeless recently were desperately seeking shelter from the continuing rains, source in the Vanni said.

The displaced were being severely affected by the monsoon and have sought refuge at Puthumurippu, Selvaa Nagar and Akkaraayankulam areas, the sources added.

 

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