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ICRC worker killed in SLA shelling

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 04 March 2009, 17:15 GMT]
A staff worker of the ICRC in Vanni was killed Wednesday around 5:00 p.m. while he was returning after sending some of the seriously wounded patients from Maaththa'lan hospital in ICRC ship, reported TamilNet correspondent from Vanni. The victim was identified as Vadivel Vijayakumar, 36.

ICRC sea transport of wounded
The ICRC worker was killed at Valaignarmadam.

The name of the victim was earlier reported wrongly. TamilNet apologizes for the mistake.

ICRC worker killed in Vanni
Vadivel Vijayakumar, the ICRC worker killed in SLA shelling


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