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34y man abducted by white van in Puthukudiyiruppu - Uthayan

13:32 GMT

A man has been abducted in Puthukudiyirippu, Mullaitivu district, in a 'white van' incident, reports Uthayan.

According to the Jaffna based daily, Mayilvakanam Yaseekaran, a 34 year old disabled man who worked in a bakery, was abducted at 12:30pm on Tuesday.

The abduction comes amidst a number of arrests of prominent activists in Kilinochchi over recent days and house to house search operations by armed Sri Lankan troops.

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