General shut down paralyses Tamil areas in Ampara

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 06:32 GMT]
General shut down was observed in the Ampara district Wednesday in response to the call by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), condemning the extra judicial killings of Tamil speaking civilians in the Northeast province. Normal life in Kalmunai, a major town and several villages, Thirukovil, Thambiluvil, Alaiyadivembu, Akkaraipattu, Karaitivu, and Paandiruppu in the district was completed disrupted, TamilNet sources said.

General shut down paralyses in Amparai district.
General shut down paralyses in Amparai district.
Shops of all communities in Kalmunai town were closed. Government departments and other institutions of state and private sector did not function. All schools were closed. Public market was closed, sources said.

State and private sector transport services to and from Kalmunai-Akkaraipattu, Kalmunai-Ampara, and Kalmunai-Batticaloa routes came to a halt, accoring to the sources.

General shut down paralyses in Amparai district.


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