SLA, Police cordorn, search Valaichenai

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 18 August 2004, 14:10 GMT]
Hundreds of Sri Lanka army soldiers and Policemen cordoned off and searched Valaichenai town and environs, 32 kilometres north of Batticaloa, from early morning Wendnesday. Soldiers and Policemen questioned residents about their contacts with the Liberation Tigers and paramilitaries opposed to the LTTE, sources in the town said. Some Muslim homes in the area were also searched, according to the sources.

No one was arrested during the six hour search operation, Police said.

 

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