SLA shelling of Pu'liyangku'lam area continues

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 July 2007, 17:15 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) resumed heavy artillery and rocket fire targeting civilian villages of Pu'liyangku'lam, Paalamoaddai, Kugnchukku'lam, and Navvi, in the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) held Vavuniyaa district from Monday 7:20 p.m until 00:40 a.m, sources in Vanni said.

The shells fell along A9 road up to Pu'liyangku'lam junction, causing panic among residents, many of whom had already sought refuge in bunkers, sources added.

On Sunday, SLA launched sustained rocket fire on Pu'liyangku'lam hospital twice, at noon and around 00:30 a.m, damaging the hospital, the electricity generator, and the transformer located in front of the hospital.


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