6 wounded in shelling on Mannaar school

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 November 2007, 13:34 GMT]
Two teachers and four students were wounded when shells hit Mazhuvaraayan Kaddaiyadampan Roman Catholic Tamil Mixed School Monday around 1:20 p.m. Six shells were fired continuously on the temporary huts of the school located in the Sri Lanka Army controlled area. Two of the wounded were in serious condition and transferred to Mannaar district hospital from Murungkan hospital.

The wounded were rushed in motorbikes to Murungakan hospital, residents said.

Pragasam Rozarin, 33, a teacher and Fernando Roshan, 16, a student were the seriouly wounded victims who were transferred to Mannaar hospital around 2:30 p.m.

Murungkan Police alleged that the shell attack was carried out by the Tigers.


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