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Sri Lanka: Former LTTE child soldiers sit O/Ls

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More than 400 former LTTE child soldiers were given the opportunity of sitting the GCE Ordinary Level started on Friday (Dec 11) at four special examination centres set up by the Examinations Department.

In addition 7,768 Internally Displaced schoolchildren in relief villages in Vavuniya were also sitting the GCE O Level examination at 46 examination centres.

According to the Zonal Education Director Vavuniya the Education Department and the Examinations Department had provided all the facilities to ensure that all these children continued their education without any obstacle in assistance with the Armed Forces.