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Sirisena’s visit to Jaffna marred by protests

Catholics lined the streets of Ilavalai, Jaffna, on Monday protesting against the visiting Sri Lankan president.

Mr Maithripala Sirisena made a visit to Ilavalai to declare open a newly built science lab at a high school in the area.

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Protesters urged the visiting president to reveal the fate of thousands of Tamils, including two eminent Catholic priests, made to disappear by the Sri Lankan security forces in the past.

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