Mannar curfew lifted after three hours

[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 April 2006, 16:20 GMT]
The curfew imposed in Mannar with effect from 5 p.m. Sunday evening till morning Monday was lifted after three hours around 8 p.m. the same day. The curfew was imposed to detect claymore mines brought by militants into the town, Mannar Police said.

The security forces and police jointly conducted a cordon and search operation in the Mannar town soon after the curfew was imposed, Police said.

The Mannar Police informed through temples, churches and mosques to the people that the curfew imposed had been lifted around 8 p.m. Sunday.

 

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