SL artillery fire wounds child, grandmother in Vadamaradhci East
[TamilNet, Sunday, 22 April 2007, 17:45 GMT]
A 6-year-old girl and her 67-year-old grandmother were wounded when Sri Lanka Army fired artillery shells towards Thalayadi in Liberation Tigers controlled Vadamaradchi East Sunday morning around 6:00 a.m.
Medical sources at Kilinochchi hospital said the grandmother, V. Sellammah, had sustained serious injuries in her legs, right hand and her waist.
The girl, Dilaxana, was wounded in her right hand.
Ms. Sellamma was staying at the family's house while her son, Uthayakumar, his wife Rajani and Dilaxana were visiting the house from which they had displaced due to artillery shelling.
The artiller shelling continued from 6:00 to 7:45 a.m.