SLA constructs new camps, sentries in Vadamaradchi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 June 2003, 15:26 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Thursday commenced constructing new camps and sentries in Amban, Kudathanai and Manalkadu areas in Vadamarachchi division in Jaffna district, civil sources said.

In Jaffna town, SLA Thursday started work on constructing checkpoints at Colombagam close to Third Cross Street. The SLA brought barbed wire rolls and other materials needed for the construction, sources said.

When several civil organizations are demanding the reopening of the Colombagam main road for the public use, the construction of new sentries in Colombagam has caused concern among the residents of the area, sources said

Residents saw several SLA armored vehicles patrolling the area Thursday, sources said.

 

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