1987 in Sri Lanka

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1987
in
Sri Lanka

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The following lists events that happened during 1987 in Sri Lanka.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • The Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord was signed in Colombo on 29 July 1987, between Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan President J. R. Jayewardene.[1]
  • Civil war rages in the north between the LTTE and the government.
  • In June 1987, the Sri Lankan Army besieged the town Jaffna, civilian casualties began to mount.[2]

Notes[edit]

a. ^ Gunaratna, Rohan. (1998). Pg.353, Sri Lanka's Ethnic Crisis and National Security, Colombo: South Asian Network on Conflict Research. ISBN 955-8093-00-9

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