Woman farmer killed, 2 wounded in SLA Penetration Group's gunfire in Madu

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 02 May 2006, 12:15 GMT]
A group of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers who penetrated into Liberation Tigers controlled Madu division, shot and killed a 50-year old woman farmer. A 60-year old man and another 50-year old woman were wounded. The shooting incident took place at Chinnavalayankattu in Mannar district Tuesday around 4:00 p.m., Tamileelam Police sources in Madu said.

The woman farmer, Sivagnanasundaram Kalarani, 50, was killed on the spot, the Tamileelam Police said.

Veeraya Jeyaladchumy, 50, and Udayppan Veerappan, 60, were rushed to Adampan district hospital.

The farmers were returning from their fields with rice straw bundles when they were shot by the penetrating group.

The incident took place around 10 km east of Palampiddy.

The penetrating group came from Iranai Iluppaikulam SLA base, 8 km west of Mullikulam, sources said.

 

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