Search operation in Valigamam

[TamilNet, Sunday, 23 November 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Sri Lankan army cordoned off and searched Vaddukkodai, Tholpuram and Sittankerni in the Valigamam sector in the early hours of the morning today.

The large operation went on until 2.00pm. No details are available of the number of people taken in.

Meanwhile, the SLA handed over the body of a youth to the mortuary of the Jaffna hospital today.

The SLA claimed that the body was that of an LTTE fighter who was killed in a confrontation with one of its units in Suthumalai in the Manippay area of the Jaffna district.

However, no details of the youth were available.

 

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