SLA artillery injured Mannar IDP, dies

[TamilNet, Thursday, 20 December 2007, 17:19 GMT]
An Internally Displaced Person (IDP), who was injured in the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) artillery fire on 26.10.2007 on the IDP camp at Periyamadu in Mannaar, succumbed to the wounds Thursday early morning in Muzhangkaavil hospital, hospital sources said.

The IDP was identified as Suppaiah Mohanraj, 29, a father of two children, originally from Chilaavaththu’rai, Maruthamadu in Mannaar.

He is one of the civilians displaced from Maruthamadu due to SLA offensives.

Mohanraj, after being seriously injured in the SLA artillery fire on the IDP camp, was rushed to Muzhangkaavil hospital, and later transferred to Ki’linochchi hospital where he was treated.

Paralysis due to injuries below his hip forced doctors to transfer Mohanraj back to Muzhangkaavil hospital.

He succumbed to his wounds in Muzhangkaavil hospital Thursday early morning.

 

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