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* Villagers of Sri Lanka's High Security Zone in Sampur revisit their homes
Fri, Feb 1, 2013, 11:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 01, Trincomalee: Sri Lanka Army today facilitated a group of internally displaced people of Sampur in the Trincomalee district of the Eastern Province to revisit their village.

The 224 brigade of Sri Lanka Army provided facilities to the villagers to revisit their homes in the High Security Zone and 138 families of the Navarathnapuram village visited their old houses which were in dilapidated conditions.

Sampur, located in close vicinity to the Trincomalee harbor was under the control of the Tamil Tiger terrorists Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) until the Army recaptured the area in September 2006.

Five villages of the Sampur area are still under the Army High Security Zone.



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