SLA builds base on demolished LTTE War Heroes’ Resting Home in Uduppiddi
[TamilNet, Friday, 07 May 2010, 16:53 GMT]
More than 200 Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers are engaged in constructing a military base since Friday morning on the very place of E’l’aangku’lam Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) War Heroes Resting Home in Vadmaraadchi which had been razed to the ground by SLA 03 May night using heavy equipments, sources in Jaffna said. Defence Secretary Gothabaya who recently visited Jaffna is understood to have issued the orders to demolish the above War Heroes Resting Home and to build a military base on the ground where it had stood, the sources said.
The remnants of the tombstones and other debris are taken away to the seashore and dumped.
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Jaffna using bulldozers had completely demolished E’l’laangku’lam Liberation Tiger War Heroes’ Resting Homes in Uduppiddi in Vadmaraadchi Monday night, former Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian Sivajilingam said.
He told that local residents in Uduppiddi had conveyed the information by phone.