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Military makes up for 'lack of teachers' in Kilinochchi

The Sri Lankan Army has denied allegations that soldiers teach wearing military uniform in Kilinochchi schools, reports the Daily Mirror.

Military spokesperson, Ruwan Wanigasuriya said that the troops who had been called in to make up for the 'lack of teachers' in the area were given appropriate training and also contracted to work in civilian clothing and not military uniforms.

He also claimed that the current situation was 'temporary' and soldiers had undertaken the work in 'good faith'.

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