Hartal cripples Mannar

[TamilNet, Monday, 23 January 2006, 11:18 GMT]
Normal life in the Mannar island Monday came to a complete standstill when the Tamil speaking people observed general shut down in response to the call made by the Pesalai Tamil Peoples Forum to condemn the killing fo four members of two families by Sri Lankan Navy.

Hartal in Mannar
Hartal in Mannar
A street in Mannar town
The killing took place in Pesalai One Hundred Housing Scheme following the claymore mine attack on a navy convoy on December 23.

Sri Lankan Navy soldiers burnt the victims bodies in one of their houses.

Business establishments, government offices, markets, schools, private and public sector bank branches were closed. State and private sector bus services were not conducted.

Few Sri Lankan soldiers were seen on roads.

Tamil speaking people in villages, Pesalai, Erukalampiddy, Thoddaveli, Thalvupadu, Mannar town, Pallimunai and Uppukulam also participated in the hartal.

Monday early morning a special mass in connection with the one-month remembrance of four persons killed was held in the Pesalai Vettri Matha Church heeded by Mannar Bishop.

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