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Jaffna Fort: Sri Lankan army begins construction of military complex

The Sri Lankan army has begun constructing a military complex at the seventeenth century Jaffna Fort.

According to witnesses who managed to photograph the construction work, the Sri Lankan military is using materials supplied by a Colombo-based Chinese construction company.

On Sunday evening, the TNPF held a demonstration outside Jaffna Fort condemning the Sri Lankan government’s decision re-militarise it.