4 IDP children food poisoned in Ki値inochchi
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 15:14 GMT]
Four children in a family displaced from Periya Pa地divirichchaan in Mannaar district due to Sri Lanka Army (SLA) offensives and presently lodged at Ki値inochchi Mu池ippu School are admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Ki'linochchi hospital Wednesday morning. The children had eaten rice cooked Tuesday noon for breakfast Wednesday, hospital sources said.
Four children are admitted at Ki'linochchi hospital.
The children admitted to the hospital are P. Koneswari, 12, P. Puvithira, 06, P. Thayanantharajah, 04, P. Kalki, 18 months old.
The father of the children, V. Puvenenthiran is originally from Pa地divirichchaan in Mannaar district.
Puvanenthiran first displaced form Pa地divirichchan with his family had sought refuge in Madu first and then fled to Thadcha地aamaruthamadu and from there to Periya Madu.
Again the family had to move to Ve値値aangku値am where SLA fired shells fell and exploded.
The next place of refuge to which the family fled was Aanaivizhunthaan in Ki値inochchi district.
The IDPs staying in temporary shelters in Aanaivizhunthaan, Vanneariku値am and Akkaraayan Hospital surroundings had to flee again to escape being killed in SLA artillery barrage and rocket launcher fire.
The sixth place to which Puvanenthiran痴 family had come to seeking safety from the SLA attacks Tuesday is the Mu池ippu School in Ki値inochchi area where the children had eaten rice gone rancid out of hunger.
SLA continues to launch artillery barrage since Tuesday 12.20 p.m on Aanaivizhunthaan area in Karaichchi Divisional Secretary area and the entire IDPs population staying there are fleeing from there to save their lives.