Resettling IDPs in Kiraan indefinitely postponed

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 00:07 GMT]
The resettlement of internally displaced families from Muruththanai village in Kiraan, Koralaipattu south, division in Batticaloa district, expected to take place Tuesday, 12 August, has been put off indefinitely due to tense situation in the area, sources said.

About 1125 members of 299 families, displaced from Muruththanai village displaced following the military operation launched by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in the year 2006, are sheltered in welfare centers in the Batticaloa district.

Voluntary organizations engaged in humanitarian activities were reluctant to start the resettlement due to the tension situation, media sources said.

 

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