The Army and Police has been deployed to provide security to the Vavuniya town and several other areas, it is reported.
Road checks have been set up on several main roads and security has been tightened at many prominent places in Vavuniya.
In addition to the deployment of Army and Police security, the Air Force and STF has also been deployed for greater security.
The Police STF motor bike unit has been conducting search operations in Vavuniya and adjacent areas round the clock since October 07th.
Subsequent to reports of an attack similar to the Easter Sunday terror attacks, the security in Vavuniya has been tightened to prevent any such incident.