Civilian wounded in SLA shelling in Karaichchi
[TamilNet, Monday, 08 September 2008, 11:10 GMT]
A 56-year old civilian was rushed to Ki'linochchi hospital with severe injuries Monday afternoon when Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops fired artillery shells towards Koa'naavil village in Karaichchi division of Ki'linochchi district. The SLA has also been continuing artillery barrage towards civilian settlements in Skanthapuram, Union-ku'lam, Gandhi Kiraamam, Oottuppulam and Puthumu'rippu in Karaichchi division of the district during nights after the SLA debacle in Vannearikku'lam.
The wounded civilian, dentified as Vaiththilingam, was being operated at the hospital. The artillery attack on his village Koa'naavil was reported at 2:30 p.m.