STF, Police cordon, search Batticaloa villages

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 June 2008, 12:28 GMT]
Acting on the information some suspicious persons have intruded into Batticaloa, Special Task Force (STF) commandos together with police personnel conducted cordon and search operations Wednesday early morning in selected villages within Batticaloa municipal council, sources said.

The operation lasting till noon was conducted in the villages of Puthu Mugaththuvaaram, Dutch Bar, and Thiruchenthoor located within Saravanai road and Naavalady village.

Meanwhile, frequent search operations are being conducted in Koaddaimunai area residents said.

The searches are said to be in response to the numerous incidents of shooting in Batticaloa, according to residents.




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