Sri Lanka Army atrocities spread across the Tamil homeland
Puttlam became the latest region of the Tamil homeland to have fallen victim to the continued increase in atrocities by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA).
Civilian sources told this website that the SLA cordoned off many areas of the district and conducted house to house searches. Sources further added that 24 Tamil civilians were taken away by the SLA. The fate of the arrested civilians is not known.