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Group of Sri Lankan pilgrims, who were attacked in Trichi in Tamil Nadu,while on a pilgrimage to famous Velakkani Church arrived safely in Sri Lanka early this morning. Picture shows some of the pilgrims who arrived at the airport. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana







Pix by Deepa Adikari


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  • Concerned Tamil Wednesday, 05 September 2012 05:15 AM

    I really feel sorry for them, I think the protesters are misguided!

    Jeevan Wednesday, 05 September 2012 05:52 AM

    If TN really wants to help the Tamils in Sri Lanka, they have to work with the international community. You can't get anywhere by treating innocent pilgrims and school children badly!

    Rahu Wednesday, 05 September 2012 07:34 AM

    Looks they finished shopping too

    mohan Wednesday, 05 September 2012 07:41 AM

    as an indian i feel terribly ashamed of the acts of hooligans on the innocent srilankan people. i apologize to them..i worked in the gulf sates for several years and had the opportunity to interact with many srilankan people.they are great friends and well mannered .these hooligans are a miniscule group who live upon creating troubles against people from their own neighboring states..

    nalaka Wednesday, 05 September 2012 07:46 AM

    These attack show that whole of TN is support of LTTE and for separation of this island

    Mahendra Wednesday, 05 September 2012 08:02 AM

    where is our hero Hon. Dr. J.J.? this is the outcome of their dirty work, running after Jaya Lalitha and LTTE gang in Chennai.

    ravi Wednesday, 05 September 2012 09:13 AM

    Mohan you come to sri lanka and visit north east village and see situation then you know truth of how tamils are suffering here .

    hrm Wednesday, 05 September 2012 09:28 AM

    Could imagine the terror they faced.. wishing a speedy psychological recovery especially for the little ones.

    Kajaan Wednesday, 05 September 2012 09:28 AM

    I am a Srilankan tamil and like to say one thing that this type of barbaric attacks over innocent people may develop tense situation among Sinhala and Tamil community rather than helping to find resolution for ethnic problem. I am very disappointed and saddened for the attack on Srilankan pilgrim in TN and I am urging the government of India to take action against the people those who support for racism from TN because most of the Tamils in SL really do not like racism and separate state as well.

    Subbiah Wednesday, 05 September 2012 10:14 AM

    TN politicians can help the Tamils in Sri Lanka only by minding their own business

    Gamini Wednesday, 05 September 2012 10:23 AM

    Poor pilgrims. What a disappointment.

    n.kulanthaivelu Thursday, 06 September 2012 09:00 AM

    Ii is deplorable to attack the innocent pilgrims. Taking revenge on innocent people is not going to help in any way but only
    aggravates the situation.


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