Tamil refugees reach India

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 11 August 1998, 16:19 GMT]
Twenty-three Tamil refugees, including 6 women and 7 children arrived in the south Indian coastal town of Thanushkody by boat on morning of 9 August said sources.

The refugees had left from Iluppaikkdavai in Mannar in north-western coast of Sri Lanka.

Last month 45 refugees drowned when their boat capsized near the coast of Thanushkody.

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