SLA shelling kills mother, wounds children in Pt. Pedro

[TamilNet, Sunday, 21 January 2007, 18:18 GMT]
A 34-year-old mother was killed on the spot and her two children were wounded in indiscriminate artillery shelling from Sri Lanka Army base in Palaly and Pallappai camp towards Vadmaradchi north in the wake of the clash between Sea Tigers and Sri Lankan military in the Point Pedro harbour Sunday.

The fragments of the shells that hit the ground near Alvai Sri Lanka School killed the mother. The victim was identified as Gracian Panumathy, 34.

Her two children were injured in the incident.

The dead body of the victim is kept at Manthikai hospital morgue.


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