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Tamil pupils transported to Army cinema to watch Singhalese movie

The Sri Lankan Army has opened a cinema at their Jaffna headquarters, and what better way to inaugurate the building than to provide free transport to Tamil primary school children and their teachers to watch a screening.

The army organised the screening of a Singhalese children’s movie at the cinema, with a soldier explaining the story in Tamil in advance.

Around 275 students from Year 1 to 11 are reported to have been transported to the screening.

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