Jaffna Saiva organizations to discuss SLA searches of Temples

[TamilNet, Sunday, 05 October 2008, 09:18 GMT]
Saiva Organizations in Jaffna peninsula has called all the priests of Saiva temples, trustee board members of the temples, and Saiva organizations to attend a meeting Sunday to explore difficulties raised by current SLA searches in the Saiva temples in the peninsula, civil society sources in Jaffna said. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Jaffna launched a search operation Saturday mornings in the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, hospital sources said. One side of the Hospital boundaries lies behind the SLA's 51-2th division head quarters premises.

No one was arrested, nor any suspicious articles recovered, in the searches conducted several times at the hospital buildings, and staff-quarters, close to the SLA head quarters' boundary, hospital sources said. SLA's 51-2 head quarters encompasses Gnanam Hotel, Subash's Hotel, Power House road, Clock Tower road and Victoria road areas, in central part of Jaffna town. Meanwhile, SLA soldiers searched the Agriculture and cattle department buildings in Point Pedro in Vadmaraadchi Saturday. SLA searches are being conducted daily in several areas of Vadamaraadchi.

 

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