The Star: Tamil Canadians haunted by Black July, 1983. ⇒

   24 July 2006, early morning

My family was already living in London when all of this happened. However, we were in Sri Lanka for about half a year prior to all of this, and left just before it all turned to shit. My dad was planning to move back to Jaffna, and had plans for a house drafted. Traveling from Jaffna to Colombo to visit a friend he said he could sense all the tension in the air, which is why we left Sri Lanka. If I recall correctly, our train out of the peninsula was the last to leave, as the LTTE bombed the tracks afterwards. There is a memorial taking place today in Dundas Square from 6-9 PM.

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