8 more Lankans land at Arichalmunai, taken to refugee camp

They were dropped near Arichalmunai around 3 am, on August 19, the SP said.
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MADURAI: Eight more Sri Lankan Tamils landed at Mandapam as refugees. They are from two families, including two men, two women, two boys and two girls, sources said.

Ramanathapuram SP P Thangadurai on Sunday, after enquiring said both the families shelled out Rs 1 lakh to a fibre boatman.

They were dropped near Arichalmunai around 3 am, on August 19, the SP said.

Authorities were aware of their arrival on Saturday, but they were rescued on Sunday due to rough seas.0

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