Tamils arrested in Tissamaharagama still in detention

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 March 2007, 21:38 GMT]
Ten Tamil civilians arrested in Tissamaharagama, in the southern province Sunday night in a cordon and search operation conducted by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Police are still being detained in the police station and being questioned.

The Sri lanken forces on receipt of information from several sources that strangers from other parts of the country have entered Tissamaharagama and carried out this search operation.

Tamil civilians were working in a rice mill in the town at that time of arrest.

 

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