Curfew extended in Ea'raavoor

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 27 May 2008, 12:56 GMT]
The curfew imposed in Ea'raavoor from Monday afternoon till Tuesday morning has been extended further from 10:00 am Tuesday until Wednesday 5:00 a.m. due to the continuing tension in the area, Batticaloa district police said

All business establishments in Ea’raavoor have been closed and the general activities in the area have come to a standstill.

Meanwhile, after a post mortem examination was performed at Batticaloa teaching hospital on the body of Fatima Jiffriya, the Muslim woman killed by commandos of Special Task Force (STF) Monday, the body was brought to Ea'raavoor and the funeral held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday.

A large number of police personnel and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers have been stationed in the area.

Though there was no local transport within Ea'raavoor, vehicles travelling long distances are continuing to drive through Ea'raavoor, local sources said.


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