Search operation in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 06 August 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) conducted a cordon and search operation in the Manipay, Kokkuvil and Thavady areas, suburbs of Jaffna town, between 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon on Thursday, said sources in Jaffna.

The SLA moved into the area around 2:00 a.m., but the search began only around 6:00 a.m.

No one was allowed out of their houses - including government officials. An exception was made in the case of students doing General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) who were allowed to go out after a short time.

 

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