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Tamils hold prayers in Batticaloa to remember Mullivaikkal massacre

Temple prayers were organised in Batticaloa today to remember the massacre of tens of thousands of Tamils by Sri Lankan state forces in 2009. 

Families in Koralaipedu, Batticaloa held a special poosai at Kinnaiyadi Vaavikkarai whilst in Kiraan, the Tamil National Alliance organised at the local Sri Vishnu temple, where TNA MPs and party members participated.

 

Kinnaiyadi Vaavikkarai, Batticaloa 

 

Kiraan, Batticaloa 

 

Karuvakkerny, Valaichchenai  

Pankudaveli 

In Pankudaveli a ceremony was held to remember those killed in the genocide.

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