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portraits of displacement 25

Kantale, Sri Lanka.

Heavy fighting between the Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lanka army over the Mutur town, pushed more than 40,000 people to leave their homes and run for their lifes. Most of them sought refuge in schools and streets of Kantale.

In Mutur 21 NGO workers were killed at point blanc in their office of Action Contre la Faim (french NGO).

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Taken on August 14, 2006