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Prayers held at Keerimalai temple to remember Mullivaikkal dead

Photographs Tamil Guardian

Prayers were held at the Keerimalai temple on Monday morning remembering the tens of thousands who were slaughtered at the end of the Sri Lanka's armed conflict six years on.

Many of the families of those who were killed attended the prayer service, which sought to let the victims souls rest in peace.

The chief minister of the northern province, C V Wigneswaran and the NPC councillor, Ananthy Sasitharan led proceedings, which were organised by the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi's (ITAK) Jaffna organiser, Thuvarakeswaran.

 See full coverage of May 2009 remembrance events worldwide here.

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