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20th August 2018 10:33:14 Hours

Fallen IPKF War Heroes Commemorated in Jaffna

Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) War Heroes who laid their lives during 1987- 1990 to rid Sri Lanka of LTTE terrorism were saluted and commemorated at the IPKF monument in Palaly, Jaffna on account of India’s 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday (15).

The arrangement, organized jointly with the office of the Consul General of India in Jaffna, Mr S Balachandran and the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) saluted those IPKF Jawans who selflessly contributed to the ‘Operation Pawan’ and other IPKF operations against terrorists during that period after placing floral wreaths in a simple but solemn commemorative ceremony.

Consul General of India in Jaffna, Mr S Balachandran, Brigadier General Staff of the SFHQ-J, Brigadier Rasika Karunathillake representing the Jaffna Commander placed flower wreaths at the IPKF monument and paid their respect during the event.