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Suspected torture cells found in former High Security Zone houses

Suspected army torture cells have been uncovered by locals in two houses in the former High Security Zone of Valikamam North.

After being allowed into the Veeman Kaamam area last week for the first time in 25 years, locals discovered two neighbouring houses with barbed wire ceilings, signs in Sinhalese forbidding entry to unauthorised personnel and rooms labelled 'MI', suspected to stand for 'military intelligence'.

One house also featured a suspected darkroom.

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