73 IDP families to be resettled in Moothoor east

[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 July 2008, 08:05 GMT]
A group of Tamil families fled from Moothoor east in Trincomalee district to Batticaloa with the launching of military operation by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) on their villages in 2006 are to be resettled Friday.220 members of 73 families are to be brought by the eight buses via Vaakarai-Verukal road to their villages in three Grama Sevaka divisions, Paddaalipuram, Pa'l'likkudiyiruppu and Nallur, resettlement authority officials said.

They have been staying in temporary shelters located in Batticaloa and Sengkaladi. This is the third group of IDPs to be resettled. Two groups of IDP families were brought from Batticaloa via Vaakarai-Verukal road in state sector buses and resettled in their villages in Moothoor east which are not located in the high security zone on July 5 and July 12.

Moothoor Divisional Secretariat has been tasked with providing relief and basic amenities to them after resettlement.

 

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