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Vavuniya remembers massacre at Mullivaikkal

Tamils gathered in Vavuniya today, to mark 9 years since the genocide at Mullivaikkal.         

Locals garlanded a Ponghu Tamil memorial at Vavuniya town and lit candles in remembrance of those killed.

Across the North-East and around the world, Tamils are marking today as Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day, commemorating the tens of thousands of those killed by Sri Lankan state forces 9 years ago.

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