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Renovated Kilinochchi school grounds re-seized by Sri Lankan Army

The Sri Lankan Army has re-seized land belonging to a Kilinochchi school after the school spent a substantial amount of money restoring the property.

Photograph from 2017

Last month the army reoccupied four acres belonging to Kilinochchi Mahavidyalayam and also completely closed off the road leading to the ground.

The school spent around 150,000 rupees renovating the grounds after it was released after the end of the war.

The District Coordinating Committee for Kilinochchi decided on Monday to write to the Sri Lankan President about the land-grab.

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