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Armed intelligence officers roam Jaffna Uni campus

According to Jaffna-based newspaper Uthayan, pistol carrying intelligence officers from the Sri Lankan army have increased their presence in Jaffna university.

The paper reported that students were threatened with pistols and warned against partaking in events to commemorate National Heroes Day.

On Monday evening students at Jaffna University reportedly posted several posters commemorating National Remembrance day which were taken down by military personnel immediately.

See the report from Uthayan here.

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