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1985 Valvettiturai massacre

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Date  12 May 1985
Deaths  70
Target  Civilians
Perpetrators  Sri Lankan Army
1985 Valvettiturai massacre
Location  Valvettiturai, Sri Lanka

The 1985 Valvettiturai massacre happened on May 12, 1985, when 70 minority Sri Lankan Tamil civilians from the town of Valvettiturai (abbreviated as VVT), Sri Lanka were rounded up. They were asked to go inside the town library and then the library was allegedly blown up by the Sri Lankan Army killing all of them.

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1985 Valvettiturai massacre Wikipedia


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