20 lorries arrive at Jaffna through A9 land route

[TamilNet, Friday, 27 March 2009, 04:56 GMT]
Twenty lorries including two cooler vehicles transporting around 20 metric tonnes goods to private traders in Jaffna arrived at Naavatkuzhi Government ware house Thursday around 2:30 p.m through A9 land route, sources in Jaffna said. Two weeks ago lorries had brought goods to Jaffna through A9 road for the first time after a long period.

The goods brought were unloaded around 8:30 p.m and they are expected to reach the shops in Jaffna Friday, Jaffna Secretariat officials said.

Plans are afoot to send local produce in the lorries to the South, they added.


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