The de-mining activities in the Jaffna peninsula have been completed in 97 percent of the areas.
The Army said that the de-mining activities in the North were accelerated to expedite the resettlement programme. The areas remaining to be de-mied are Jaffna, Thanankilappu, Muhamalai, Nagarkovil, Nellipalai and Colombothurai. The members of the Army Engineering Corp are rendering a commendable service in de-mining the areas. In addition to the Army the ‘Hello Trust’ Organization and the Danish De-mining Unit are engaged in the de-mining.