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Army troops donate blood to Jaffna Teaching Hospital

February 05, 2022

Sri Lanka Army troops of the 55 Division under the Security Force Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J) donated blood to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital Blood Bank recently in response to a request of the hospital for replenishment of blood stocks, needed for seriously ill patients.

A group of more than 120 Army troops contributed in the programme organized by 552 Brigade at Ayyakachchi, Jaffna as per the guidelines of SFHQ-J Commander Maj. Gen. Sujeewa Senarath Yapa, Army sources stated.

The programme was in place in close coordination with the Jaffna Teaching Hospital while taking maximum precautions against COVID-19 pandemic, the Army said.