Shelling kills one, injures 2

[TamilNet, Sunday, 17 December 2000, 10:34 GMT]
A sixteen year old girl was killed and two others were wounded when shells fired by Sri Lankan police hit 5th district Eravur, 12 km. north of Batticaloa, around 10 p.m. Saturday night, residents said.

Police said they were retaliating to an attack by the Liberation Tigers on a check post at Bakery junction.

The girl who was killed in the shelling was identified as Vasanthi Ganeshamoorthy.

The wounded civilians,Jeyalakshmi Gnanasekaram,22 and Lokithan Gnanasekaram,9 were admitted to the Batticaloa hospital.

 

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