Monday, January 19, 2009

Civilians will arrive 'within days'

CM Pillayan collecting humanitarian aid
CM Pillayan expresses hope that this is the last time civilians are displaced in the NE
(BBC)All the civilians in LTTE-held areas in the north are expected to arrive in the government territory within the next two to three days, Eastern Province Chief Minister (CM) said.

Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan (Pillayan) said that Sri Lanka troops have already reported to have already entered Pudukudiyiruppu.

He made the remarks while launching a programme to collect aid for the use of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in the war zone in Mullaitivu, northern Sri Lanka. Full Text