Sri Lanka steps up air strikes on Vanni

[TamilNet, Saturday, 21 April 2007, 13:33 GMT]
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has stepped up bombardment on Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) territory in Mullaitheevu and Kilinochchi districts during the past week. A civilian was wounded Friday, when Sri Lanka Air Force bombers hit Puthukudiyiruppu 9th Division twice Friday. SLAF MiG and Kfir bombers were observed over Kilinochchi Saturday.

Ilankeswaran Pavusnila, 32, a female, was wounded Friday when SLAF bombers bombed Puthukkudiyiruppu 9th Division, according to Tamileelam Police officials in Kilinochchi.

SLAF bombers dropped bombs on Puthukkudiyiruppu twice, at 8:20 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.


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