Omanthai

Omanthai is a little town in North Sri Lankan district of Vavuniya. The last Sri Lankan army check point which divided the Government and LTTE controlled areas used to be in Omanthai for many years.

Omanthai

ஓமந்தை
ඔමන්ත
Omanthai is located in Northern Province
Omanthai
Omanthai
Coordinates: 08°52′0″N 80°30′0″E / 8.86667°N 80.50000°E / 8.86667; 80.50000Coordinates: 08°52′0″N 80°30′0″E / 8.86667°N 80.50000°E / 8.86667; 80.50000
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceNorthern
DistrictVavuniya
DS DivisionVavuniya South (Tamil)

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Omanthai railway station is served by the Northern Line of the Sri Lanka Railways. The town is temporarily the terminus of the line, while the track is being rebuilt to Jaffna and Kankesanturai.[1] The railway station was one of the later stations to re-open after being closed during the civil war.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sunday Observer". Yal Devi 'steams' into Omanthai. 2011-05-27.