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Jaffna journalist assaulted

A group of unidentified people assaulted a jaffna journalist today, according to reports.
The journalist identified as S. Starlin, works for  the Jaffna-based Valampuri newspaper.
He was reportedly assaulted while he was returning home after work. The journalist has been admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
At a press conference  today, Starlin has repeatedly queried the  releasing of the suspects who were arrested for disrupting a political rally of the joint opposition recently.
Meanwhile, Jaffna police stae that  that no complaint has been received pertaining to any such incident.
– Sri Lanka Mirror

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