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Attack on TNA election campaigners in Jaffna

A group of unidentified individuals threw bottles at candidates during the Tamil National Alliance’s campaign meeting in Jaffna this week.

It is reported that the attack took place during an election campaign held in the Chulipuram - Kalvilan area on Friday night.

The attack took place while the TNA candidate and also Jaffna’s mayor Emmanuel Arnold was making a speech at a campaign meeting.

The unknown individuals mingled with the public during the campaign meeting, carried out the attack and fled from the scene.

No one was injured from the attack. The police are investigating the incident.

On Thursday, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) enthusiasts attempted to attack the TNA Vanni candidate Senthilnathan Mayuran during an election campaign in Uyilankulam, Mannar.

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