Villagers Attend Mine Awareness Programme Conducted by Army Engineers
:: 2011-08-12 13:10:25 Hours]
According to accelerated resettlement programme for civilians who
were internally displaced due to the war in the north, Jaffna peninsula
recently completed resettling of all IDPs after de-mining the lands
earlier used by the terrorists.
On successful completion of early resettlement, Security Forces
Headquarters - Jaffna (SF-J) has further planned to launch mine
awareness programmes for newly resettled families to avert any unforeseen
instances of mine-related incidents.
Point Pedro-based 521 Brigade of SF-J on the 1st of this month conducted
a mine awareness programme for civilians of Nagarkovil village to
educate them on unexploded ordnance, land mines and booby traps
using computer presentations.
all villagers participated in this workshop conducted by the soldiers
of 10th Sri Lanka Engineers.