SLAF bombs Kilinochchi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 31 August 2006, 07:53 GMT]
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Kfir bombers dropped at least 3 bombs on the suburbs of Kilinochchi Thursday around 9:45 a.m. Sri Lanka Army fired artillery shells hit 5 villages in Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) controlled territory in Vanni for 6 hours from 3:00 a.m.

Normalcy was disturbed in Kilinochchi town after SLAF dropped bombs from high altitude hit the suburbs of the town.

Kfir bombers also bombed Iyakkachchi area Wednesday evening, dropping 8 bombs in 2 sorties, civilian sources said.

SLA fired shells from Varany camp Thursday targeted civilian houses in villages Puloppalai, Periyapalai, Allippalai, Ittavil and Tharmakerny. No casualties were reported. Some houses damaged in the shelling.

Shells were also fired Wednesday from 6:30 a.m. till 7:30 a.m. towards Soranpattu, Masar and Palai.

 

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