SLA shelling wounds 4 civilians

[TamilNet, Sunday, 06 December 1998, 20:07 GMT]
Four displaced civilians were wounded today when the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) stationed at Oddusuddan fired shells towards Katchilaimadu, the Voice of Tigers (VoT) said in its night news bulletin.

The radio said that the civilians had gone to their abandoned houses in Katchilaimadu to bring cooking utensils, and were caught in the shells fired by the SLA who are now stationed in Oddusuddan, a farming town captured by the security forces a few days ago. The wounded persons had sought refuge at Puthukudiyeruppu Maha Vidyalayam.

They are admitted to Puthukudiyeruppu hospital.

The wounded are:Ilayakutty Mylvaaganam (50) father of two children Perambalam Mahaalingam (48) father of two children Tharmalingam Anton (28) father of two children Selvarajah Sivakumar (24).


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