All roads in Jaffna open
All roads in Jaffna district have been opened to the public following
complete clearance of landmines in 1936 square kilo metres of land, Army
Media Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said.
priority had been given to the roads in urban and rural areas which
are essential for administrative activities in landmine clearance
activities, he added.
Clearance activities in all main roads and other areas which are
essential for civilians day to day lives have been already completed.
Meanwhile, the Mullativu,Pudukudirippu,Wellimulla and Vaikkali road had
been also opened recently. "The Economic Development Ministry's Task
Force which had appointed for land mines clearance activities and other
nine NGOs have been involved in land mines clearance activities under
the patronage of Sri Lanka Army, "the Brigadier said.
"They have to clear another 124 square kilo metres in Jaffna district
and those activities are going on in a very efficient manner, "he