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Jaffna University students pay tribute to Black Tigers

Commemoration events were held today evening at Jaffna University’s campus to pay tribute to Black Tigers.

Despite being threatened with legal action by the Sri Lankan authorities, students gathered at a pre-selected spot in the campus in the evening and lit lamps and laid flowers on an altar specially created for dead Black Tigers.

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Commemoration events were also held at Skandapuram Bus Station in Killinochi, and outside the house of Tamil Eelam National Leader Vellupillai Pirapaharan in Valvettithurai, Jaffna.

Meanwhile, Daily Mirror, the Colombo-based Sinhala-owned newspaper, has claimed that the Sri Lankan police have launched an investigation to identify individuals involved in organising Black Tigers’ Day commemoration events.