3RD LEAD

5 killed, DPU mine targets health service vehicle

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 July 2007, 07:25 GMT]
Five persons, inclduing Tamileelam Health Service personnel and civilians were killed in a Claymore mine attack by a Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) of the Sri Lanka Army inside Vanni near Mangku'lam around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, according to initial reports by the Liberatin Tigers officials in Ki'linochchi. A worker from the Road Development Department, on road construction work along the A9 road, was wounded in the attack. Civil Health Service vehicles have been targeted by the Deep Penetration Units that infiltrate into LTTE controlled Vanni, in violation of rules of war, LTTE officials added.

The attack took place 6 km north of Mangku'lam at Kizhavanku'lam.

Tamileelam Health Service (TEHS), a civil service of the LTTE run civil administration in Vanni. TEHS provides mobile health service to civilians living in remote areas.

Kandasamy Vadivanathan, 41, a father of five, from 4th Mile Post Ampaa'lpuram in Vavunikku'lam was the worker attached to the Road Development Authority of the SL government, wounded in the attack. He was admitted to Ki'linochchi hospital with minor injuries, medical sources said.


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