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Tamil Genocide Day marked in Mannar

Vigils were held in Mannar to mark Tamil Genocide Day and to remember the victims of the massacres at Mullivaikkal.

The civil society group Thamil Thesiya Vaazhvurimai Iyakkam held a memorial service at its premises, attended by the organisation's members and locals.

Members of the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organisation (TELO) also held a vigil at the party's Mannar headquarters.

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