LTTE helps Padakuththu'rai bombing victim

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 29 August 2007, 10:33 GMT]
S.Thangan, Deputy Head of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eeelam (LTTE) political wing, gave a Tamil Eelam Certificate of deposit for Rs.100,000 to the six year old boy who lost his right leg during 02 January attack by Kfir fast attack aircrafts of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) in Padakuththu'rai Tuesday morning. The event was held at the child's home in Kumizhamunai, Naachchikkudaa, Poonakari. The financial assistance for the child was provided from LTTE leader, Velupillai Pirapaharan’s Trust Fund.

Padakuththu'rai  child victim


Padakuththu'rai  child victim
Padakuththu'rai  child victim
During the SLAF bombing on the coastal hamlet of Padakuththu'rai village in the LTTE-controlled Iluppaikadavai Grama Sevaka (GS) division in Maanthai West in Mannar district at 8:45 a.m. on the 2nd January, 14 civilians lost their lives and 34 others received injuries.

Six year old Antony lost his right leg including the thigh, but survived. His father A.Jegan lost his right leg from knee while his wife and their one and a half year old child received serious injuries.

Jegan's four year old child was killed.

Mr. Velupillai Piraphakaran authorized release of the funds to help the victim. The aid has been deposited in Muzhangkaavil branch of Bank of Tamil Eelam.


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