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The wrecked Jordanian registered ship ‘MV Farah III’, lying at Mullivaikkal, in Mullative has been sold to a private party for scrap, and being demolished now, sources said.

Many tourists, who came to see the abandoned vessel, were turned away by armed forces and a road block has been erected on the road leading to the site.

A military spokeman said that the vessel had been sold to a private party for scrap and as demolition work was being carried out, people were stopped from proceeding to the vessel.

The ship, which was carrying a consignment of rice of from India in 2004, had been stopped at mid sea due to engine trouble and was brought to the shore by the LTTE.

The crew of twenty two were sent back safely.

After the end of war, the ship was brought under the control of armed forces in May 2009 and became a tourist attraction and the general public were allowed to visit. (S.K.Prasath)
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  • perera Tuesday, 10 September 2013 07:19 AM

    i wonder who the private party is.

    Cyber_Space Wednesday, 11 September 2013 11:18 AM

    RIP MV Farah !!!

    SL Tuesday, 10 September 2013 07:28 AM

    What is valuable here?

    shitake mushrooms Tuesday, 10 September 2013 07:38 AM

    "wreaked" should be "wrecked".

    ANTON Tuesday, 10 September 2013 08:09 AM

    YOU SEEM TO BE A WALKING DICTIONARY

    Fayad Tuesday, 10 September 2013 03:56 AM

    What else we have left for sale ???

    SureshP Tuesday, 10 September 2013 08:37 AM

    If it was sold to a private party, why are the armed forces guarding it and stopping people proceeding towards it. Fishy???

    Goofy Tuesday, 10 September 2013 04:35 AM

    Getting rid of the final stages of the war?

    ANTON Tuesday, 10 September 2013 04:41 AM

    OUR PEOPLE ARE EXPERTS OF SELLING VALUABLE THINGS AS SCRAP, MOST OF THE BUSES RUN BY PRIVATE BUS OWNERS WERE BOUGHT FROM CTB AS SCRAP MATERIAL (ABALI DRAVYA)

    ANTON Tuesday, 10 September 2013 09:45 AM

    BEFORE LONG ONE WHO BOUGHT THAT WRECKAGE WILL REPAIR IT AND USE AS A NEW SHIP.
    (BOAT FOR RENT)

    angi Tuesday, 10 September 2013 05:57 AM

    I visited this vessel in August with my family , For me it is a symbol of Brutual war of l.t.t.e ,The vessel must be protect,I think some one has got something from this deaal.

    Saman Tuesday, 10 September 2013 05:58 AM

    Had Velu been alive, he would have been devastated by this news!

    Raptor Tuesday, 10 September 2013 06:40 AM

    We should also remove all structures built and used by LTTE since 1980's too.


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