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11th October 2021 10:50:31 Hours

More than 100 Army Troops Donate Blood to Vavuniya Hospital

Gajasinghepura-based 213 Brigade troops of the 21 Division under the Security Force HQ-Wanni on account of the Army Day organized a blood donation project in order to donate blood to the blood bank at Vavuniya General Hospital on Monday (4).

General Officer Commanding, 21 Division, Major General Mohan Rathnayake with the blessings of the Commander, Security Forces - Wanni organized the event with the objective of marking the 72nd Army Anniversary.

This project was implemented on a suggestion of the Commander, Security Forces - Wanni, Major General Champaka Ranasinghe. The Commander, 213 Brigade, Colonel L.G.J.N Ariyathilake got the support of the troops for the project.

More than 100 members serving the Headquarters, 213 Brigade, 2nd Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment, 5th (V) Battalion Sri Lanka Light Infantry, 4th Battalion Sri Lanka National Guard and Mechanized Infantry Training Centre including two monks from a nearby temple volunteered to donate blood. The Brigade Commander, Senior Staff Officer of 213 Brigade, Commanding Officers of under command battalions and medical team of the Vavunia General Hospital, headed by Dr R. Hinduja took part in this worthy project.