Search operation in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 26 November 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Sri Lankan army cordoned off and searched sections of Jaffna today, according to sources there. The operation was still underway at noon local time (6.00am GMT).

No one is being allowed to enter or leave the areas where the seaches are being conducted.

Details of those arrested are not available.

The SLA in JAffna has conducted a number of similar searches in the past few days in an attempt to capture some of the Liberation Tigers operating on the peninsula and in the town.


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