3RD LEAD (CORRECTION)

Sri Lanka Air Force strikes UN compounds, environs in Ki'linochchi

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 05 February 2008, 12:38 GMT]
Two civilians were killed and two wounded Tuesday evening when Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) bombed a suburb of Ki'linochchi town, firing air burst bombs over the UN compounds area with civilian settlements, 300 meters from UNICEF office near Kandasamy temple. A hostel used by UNDP and UNHCR staff workers was damaged in the attack.

Sri Lanka Air Force strikes
Sinnarajah, 43 was killed when Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) bombed a suburb of Ki'linochchi town.
Six bombs were fired by two bombers, between 3:30 and 3:45 p.m.

Two civilians killed were identified as Suvaminaathan Kokulanathan, 48, father of five from Ka'neasapuram Ki'linochchi and Sinnarajah, 43, Aiyangku'lam, Mullaiththeevu.

Two wounded civilians, rushed to Ki'linochchi hospital were identified as Pasupathy Umarajah, 34 from Ka'neasapuram Ki'linochchi and Sunmukarajah Kunarajah, 32 from Ka'neasapuram, Ki'linochchi.

Sri Lanka Air Force strikes
Sri Lanka Air Force strikes
Sri Lanka Air Force strikes
Sri Lanka Air Force strikes
Sri Lanka Air Force strikes

 

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