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Friday, 09 March 2012 - 12:52
Chavakachcheri incident not an act of terrorism; Ministry of Defence
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The Ministry of Defence reiterated that the deaths of 3 Army personnel in a shooting incident that took place in the Chavakachcheri area in Jaffna is not an act of terrorism and has no threat to national security.

The Defence Ministry stated that the 3 soldiers were killed over a personal dispute.

The Military Spokesperson stated that post mortems were held this morning.

The three soldiers were on duty at the Chavakachcheri Murugan Kovil when the shooting occurred.

Further investigations are being carried out into this incident.

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