Three wounded fishermen in hospital
[TamilNet, Friday, 22 May 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Three of the thirteen fishermen injured in the air strike by Kfir jets of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) have been admitted to the Puthukkudiyiruppu hospital, said the Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio.
The fishermen were named as P. Uthayakumar, 32, Kallappadu of Mullaitivu, Chandrasegaram, 33 and R. Yogenthiran, 27, Uduppukkulam.
Two fishermen, Ponnuthurai Karunakaran (22) and Thambiah Rasaratnam (24) were killed in the SLAF attack.
Meanwhile, two children from the same family died when they fell into an unprotected well in Mullaitivu today.
They have been identified as Thanabalasingham Piratheepa, 7 and her brother Thanabalasingham Piranthaman, 5.