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Restoration continues at Kanagapuram Thuyilum Illam

Kilinochchi residents have continued to clear up the LTTE cemetery at Kanagapuram, recovering more headstones and monuments.

The Kanagapuram Thuyilum Illam was one of the first cemeteries to be cleared by locals last year. Thousands of Tamils flocked there last year, holding the largest Maaveerar Naal remembrance event in the Tamil homeland since the end of the war.

Kanagapuram, a short distance from Kilinochchi town was one of the largest Thuyilum Illams built and maintained by the LTTE in the North-East.

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