Six members of Meesalai family injured in SLA attack

[TamilNet, Monday, 15 May 2006, 16:25 GMT]
Six members of the same family in Kerniyady, Meesalai, Jaffna district wereseriously injured in an attack by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and collaborating paramilitary cadres who broke into the house of the family Sundaynight around 9.00 p.m, said sources from Meesalai. They were rushed to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital and conditions of some members of the family are serious, said hospital sources.

The injured were identified as Kandiah Jeyakumaralingam 59, his wife Thievanayagi, 58, Staff Kaithady Navatkuli Multi Puropse Soceity, daughters - Ratnalogini, 33, Umadevi,31, Staff Jaffna Secretariat, Selvarathy, 28, Staff ChavakachcheriRegional Education Office, and Vijayakala, Jaffna University 3rd year FineArts student.

The SLA troopers and the paramilitary cadres arriving at the house in three troop carriers, smashed the main door and forced their way into the house. The accused the members of the family for concealing guns inside the house and assaulted all of them, said the sources.


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