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In military fatigues, Sri Lankan troops involve themselves in Tamil Hindu festival

Sri Lankan soldiers were seen at the Ulavikkulam pillaryaar Kovil festival at Achuveli in Jaffna, where they involved themselves in religious festivities that were underway.

 

Dressed in full military fatigues, the soldiers were seen alongside Tamil civilian devotees as they pulled a chariot carrying a Saivite deity.

Another section of troops meanwhile watched over the proceedings.