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SLAF bombs Visuvamadu for 2nd day, civilian killed, 12 wounded

[TamilNet, Saturday, 22 September 2007, 04:58 GMT]
An 85-year-old man was killed and 12 civilians, including his son and daughter who is a teacher, a six-months-old baby, a 9-year-old girl and two couples, were wounded when Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Kfir bombers attacked Punnai Neeraavi village in Visuvamadu Saturday between 7:00 and 7:25 a.m. Civilians at the Visuvamadu market, situated 350 meters from the attack site, fled away in panic. The bombed area is located bordering the Ki'linochchi and Mullaiththeevu districts.

Thambu Muththulingkam who lost his father in the attack, is admitted at Ki'linochchi hospital
V. Nadarajah, 55, an official at Palmyrah Development Board in Ki'linochchi was wounded in the attack and admitted at Ki'linochchi hospital
Thambu Vairamuththu, 85, was killed while being transferred from Tharmapuram hospital to K'ilinochchi hospital, his son Thambu Muththulingam, 57, and daughter Thambu Theivamani, 35, a teacher at Visuvamadu Central College, have been admitted at Ki'linochchi hospital with M. Sakthivel, 40, father of six, and V. Nadarajah, 55.

Ms. Thambu Theivamani is being treated at the Intensive Care Unit.

Mr. Nadarajah is an official at Palmyrah Development Board in Ki'linochchi.

A six-months-old baby, A. Vannimannan, was admitted at Tharmapuram hospital.

P. Subramaniam, 55, his wife P. Pushpamalar, 45, and their 9-year old girl Tharsika, Kannaki Thuraratnam, 51, her husband S. Thurairatnam, 55, and N. Vairavanaathan, 65, were admitted at Tharmapuram hospital.

A 15-year old boy, Luxman, and Mr. Thurairatnam were treated for minor injuries and left the hospital.

2 Kfir bombers engaged in the attack, according to the wounded.

2nd day visuvamadu bombing
2nd day visuvamadu bombing
2nd day visuvamadu bombing


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