SLA shelling targets another hospital zone in Vanni, IDP killed

[TamilNet, Saturday, 09 August 2008, 15:19 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched an artillery attack targeting the area near Akkaraayan hospital, Vanneari and Aanaivizhunthaan in the Karaichchi division of Ki'linochchi district Friday evening around 6:30 p.m., killing a 49-year-old internally displaced person from Mannaar, who was residing in Vanneari. The attack on IDP settlement has caused the IDPs temporarily residing in the area to flee the area again.

IDP killed in SLA shelling in Vanneari.
IDP killed in SLA shelling in Vanneari.
Sinnaththamby Arulanantham, 49, was killed on the spot at Vannearikku'lam where three artillery shells hit the location of an IDP settlement.

Meanwhile, two artillery shells hit the grounds 400 meters near the Akkaraayan hospital. Two more shells exploded at Aaanaivizhunthaan.


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