Vavuniya stranded to be sent to Jaffna in November

[TamilNet, Friday, 27 October 2006, 01:06 GMT]
More than 2500 people stranded in Vavuniya who came from Jaffna Peninsula to Vavuniya and other area for various reasons before the closure of A-9 road on August 11, will be sent to Jaffna by ships from November 1 onwards, Sivanathan Kishore, Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian for Vanni district, said Thursday quoting the Commissioner of Essential Services.

A ship that can carry 300 passengers will ply between Trincomalee and Kankesanthurai starting in 1 November, he further said.

More than 2500 stranded people have already been sent to Jaffna, sources said.



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