Tense situation in Mulliyavalai - Islamists suspected

Tuesday September 08, 2015

A tense situation prevailed in the areas surrounding Mulliyavalai Vattapalai Kannaki Amman Temple in Mullaithivu district following the uprooting of the foundation stones laid by the temple's administration around a holy tree. Speaking the media, the chairman of the temple P.Kugathasan claimed that Islamic fundamentalists are to blame for the tense situation. Previously, a group of Islamists cut down the branches of the holy tree. They have now uprooted the foundation stones laid to build a wall to protect the holy tree, Kugathasan added.  

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