Father of four killed in shelling - VoT
[TamilNet, Sunday, 01 August 1999, 19:11 GMT]
Sinnathambi Selvagopal (53), of Selvapuram in Pandiyankulam and father of 4 children, was killed in an artillery shell attack by Rana Gosha troops this morning, the VoT said in its night news transmission.
The radio further said that the artillery shells fell and exploded in the Pandiyankulam area around the AGA office and the houses nearby.
More than 15 houses in the Pandiyankulam and Selvapuram areas have been damaged by artillery shell explosions fired by the Rana Gosha troops during recent days, the radio added.
According to the radio there had been heavy artillery shell fire from the SLA towards the Pooneryn area this morning. Details of damage caused by the artillery fire was not known.