3RD LEAD

2 DPU attacks claim 2 civilian lives, ambulance targeted again in Vanni

[TamilNet, Sunday, 25 November 2007, 09:37 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) attackers, in two separate Claymore attacks on Sunday targeted civilians in Oddisuddaan, 22 km southwest of Mullaiththeevu town and Mudkompan, 20 km northwest of Ki'linochchi town in Poonakari (Pooneryn) division Sunday, Tamileelam Police officials said. The Claymore attack in Oddisuddaan claimed the lives two, a student and a business man, around 7:55 a.m. and another attack at Mudkompan targeted an ambulance around 9:50 a.m. The two DPU Claymore attacks during Heroes Day remembrance days in Vanni come two months after a similar attack that claimed the life of Rev. Fr. Nicholaspillai Packiyaranjith who was on a humanitarian mission.

DPU attack at Mudkompan
Muzhangkaavil hospital doctor (left) inspecting the ambulance at the site of the attack in Mudkompan in Poonakari.


DPU attacks
The driver of the ambulance, Thavaseelan, 29, was seriously wounded in the attack.
DPU attack at Oddisuddaan
S. Kiritharan, a student cycling on Oddisuddaan Puthukkudiyiruppu Road, caught in DPU Claymore explosion died on the spot.
DPU attack site in Oddisuddaan
Periyasaami Vijitharan, a business man, was killed in the Claymore attack at Oddisuddaan.
S. Kiritharan, a student of Puthukkudiyiruppu Sree Subramania Viththiyalayam and Periyasaami Vijitharan, a business man, lost their lives when they were caught in the DPU Claymore explosion while cycling on Puthukkudiyiruppu - Oddisuddaan Road.

Thavaseelan, 29, the driver of the ambulance was seriously wounded in the attack that took place in Mudkompan.

The ambulance was damaged in the attack. Loss of lives were avoided as there were no patients in the ambulance that belongs to Muzhangkaavil hospital. The ambulance was engaged on medical service to the displaced civilians from Poonakari living in Mudkompan area.

A DPU intruder was gunned down by the Tigers Sunday noon in Mannaar. The Tigers said they recovered the body of a SLA soldier and two T-56 assault rifles.

One month ago, on October 29, two DPU intruders were gunned down by the Tigers in Valaignan Kaddu area in Mannaar district.


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