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Buddhist monks oversee Sri Lankan military blood donation in Mullaitivu

The Sri Lankan military marked six years since the capture of Mullaitivu, by holding a Buddhist ceremony overseen by monks as they donated blood at their army headquarters in the region.

Buddhist ceremonies at the Security Force Headquarters in Mullaitivu were held as over 371 pints of blood were donated to mark the sixth anniversary of Sri Lankan troops and the Buddhist ‘Poson Full Moon Poya Day’.

See our earlier posts:

Army's Sinhalese blood is in Tamils - senior military official (10 Jan 2014)

Army organises blood donations in Jaffna (22 Dec 2012)

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Sri Lankan troops mark 6 years since capture of Mullaitivu (13 June 2015)