SLA continues intense barrage of heavy weapons

[TamilNet, Saturday, 16 May 2009, 23:45 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) continued intense barrage of heavy weapons into civilian congested area throughout Saturday night, killing and maiming hundreds of civilians, according to latest details from Vanni Sunday morning at 5:00 a.m. There has been no pause from continued cannon and heavy mortar fire. Thousands of wounded have not been treated and the victims are let to die, initial reports said Sunday morning.

Close quarter fighting was also reported on all fronts.

There are heavy casualties that are uncounted. The dead and wounded are lying all over the area and the civilians are all struck by a heavy stench of dead bodies amid shell attacks and gunfire.


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