Explosion injures child

[TamilNet, Saturday, 24 June 2000, 19:14 GMT]
Tharmalingam Vinodharan, a 10 year old child from Maravanpullo in the Thenmaradchi sector of Jaffna Peninsula, lost both hands below his wrists when an unidentified explosive detonated on Wednesday. He was admitted to the Mallavi hospital and later transferred to Vavuniya General Hospital for surgery, hospital sources said.

Vinodharan,10, injured in explosion. Photo:TamilNet
Vinodharan's relatives said that his eyes were also affected by the explosion.

Meanwhile, sources in Vanni said that David Gnanasooriam Vinodhini (29) and David Dorington (5) from Mirusuvil who were injured in shelling in the Thenmaradchi sector on the 9th of this month, were brought to the Mallavi Hospital for treatment this Wednesday.


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