SLA ransacks LTTE's Jaffna political offices

[TamilNet, Saturday, 06 May 2006, 09:46 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers damaged the building which functioned as the political office of the Liberation Tigers at Kokkuvil in Jaffna, in the early hours of Saturday, according to civilians in the area. The troops entered the building at Potpathy road around 12.30 a.m. and smashed doors and windows, they said.

Another building used by the women members of the LTTE's political wing at Kokkuvil east was also damaged, the residents said.

Large number troops were deployed in Kokkuvil area from midnight till 3.30 a.m., Saturday.

The LTTE's polical office was established in Jaffna after the signing of the cease-fire agreement in 2002. The office had remained closed since the LTTE cadres of the political wing withdrew from Jaffna.

 

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