55 civilians killed in Mannar in 14 months

[TamilNet, Saturday, 10 March 2007, 00:32 GMT]
Fifty-five Tamil civilians were killed, 105 injured, and 16 reported missing in Mannar district from 2006 January to February 2007 in military operations carried out by the Sri Lanka forces, civil sources said.

15 civilians were killed, 47 injured and 11 reported missing in Mannar DS division. 11 civilians were killed, 15 injured and 6 reported missing in Nanattan DS division. 3 civilians were killed, 5 injured and one reported missing in Musali DS division.

18 Tamil civilians were killed and 39 injured in Manthai West DS division in LTTE held territory.

10 civilians were killed, two by shooting and 8 in claymore attacks by Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), 9 injured and one person reported missing in Madhu DS division in LTTE held area.


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