51 lorries with humanitarian supplies reach Puthukkudiyiruppu

[TamilNet, Thursday, 02 October 2008, 18:51 GMT]
51 lorries, including 42 vehicles carrying supplies from the World Food Programme (WFP) and 12 belonging to Ki'linochchi Government Agent reached Puthukkudiyirupp in Mullaiththeevu district around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, sources in Puthukudiyiruppu said. Nine UN humanitarian officials and Ki'linochchi Government Agent Vethanayagan accompanied the convoy in eight vehicles.

The convoy reached Puthukkudiyiruppu via Mangku'lam-Oddisuddaan road.

12 local staff also accompanied the UN officials to Vanni.

The UN officials and the others are presently staying in Puthukkudiyiruppu.


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