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Sri Lanka's Genocidal War - '95 to '01
Sri Lanka soldiers run amok in Tamil villages...
The British Refugee Council publication Sri Lanka Monitor, reported in its March 1999 issue:
"Twenty five people were injured when soldiers ran amok assaulting civilians in four villages around Valaichenai in Batticaloa District on 12 March. Ten of the wounded were admitted to hospital. The attack on civilians is believed to be in retaliation for the LTTE killing of a policeman a day earlier. Immediately following the killing, soldiers assaulted villagers on Union Colony wounding four. ...
A soldier was injured when the LTTE shelled Kinnayady Army camp 11 March. The Army searched villages in Valaichenai on 15 March and detained four youths after parading them before talayattis or masked informers. The following day, the Army interrogated over 75 people in Valaichenai town and detained several youths. In mid-March, the Army also began demolishing parapet walls around buildings in the town...."