SLA reinforces Nagarkovil base

[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 June 2002, 03:07 GMT]
The Nagarkovil Sri Lanka Army (SLA) base, which is part of the military's Forward Defense Line (FDL) in Vadamaradchi East, is being expanded with additional troops moved from SLA positions in Eluthumadduval, Muhamalai and Mirusuvil in the Thenmaradchi sector, the Thinakural reported Saturday.

A large number of troops from the positions held by the 53 division of the SLA in Manthuvil, Iyattalai, Sarasalai and Varani are also being moved into Nagarkovil.

For more than two years, the troops in these positions have been occupying 1,800 homes, 9 temples, public buildings and schools, the paper said.

 

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