Ramanathapuram, May 13 (UNI) Eight Sri Lankan Tamil nationals, including two women, took refuge in the Special Refugee Camp for Tamil Refugees at Mandapam, here today.
Official sources told UNI here that the refugees, hailing from Jaffna, Colombo and Vavuniya regions of the Island nation had arrived in Tamil Nadu recently with valid documents.
The refugees registered their names with the authorities of the Special Refugee Camp today and were housed at the Camp, the sources added.
It may be recalled that there has been a heavy influx of Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka in the last couple of months following renewed fighting between the Lankan army and LTTE.
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