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A major fire took place in the early hour of today (08 September 2009) at the jungles of Manthivu Island (approximately Km away from SLAF Batticaloa) in which a leprosy hospital and few other buildings are are also situated. However, troops from Sri Lanka Air Force Batticaloa reacted within a short period of time and managed to evacuate 13 personnel (patients and staff) who may have suffered if the fire spread any further.

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