SLA artillery fire kills one, injures another in Mannaar

[TamilNet, Monday, 03 September 2007, 12:26 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Monday around 1.30 p.m. launched artillery fire from government held area towards Adamban, a village in LTTE held territory. Sellathurai Yohan, 34, a father of one child was killed and 37 year-old S.Yohanathan, father of two children was seriously injured, civil society sources said.

The injured was first admitted to the Pallamadu rural dispensary and later transferred to Killinochchi hospital in an ambulance, as his condition was reported critical, sources said.

The dead has been identified as a resident of Panankaddikoaddu and the injured from Parapukadanthaan, sources added.

The Adamban hospital has been badly damaged due to continuous shelling by the SLA for the last few days.

Several houses of civilians were also reportedly damaged, sources said.


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