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Army coordinates dental clinic for school children

The Sri Lankan Army has organised a “dental clinic and awareness lecture on oral hygiene” for children from the Methodist Girls’ School in Point Pedro, Jaffna.

The event, attended by around 900 pupils and their teachers, was organised by the 7th Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment, according to the Civil Military Coordination Jaffna website.

The regiment, which has been honoured with awards by the president Mahinda Rajapakse, was involved in front line fighting throughout the war, and played an instrumental role in the final “mop-up” operations in Mullivaykal, where Sri Lankan troops are accused of carrying out executions, rapes and other war crimes.

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