DPU mine attack kills student, 4 wounded in Vanni

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 25 June 2008, 16:16 GMT]
A 16-year-old student, who was moving with his father and another family on a tractor due to increased artillery shelling by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) was killed in a mine attack at Annatheavan madu, Kuzhavisuddaan in Nedungkea'ni Wednesday morning around 9:30, Tamileelam Police officials told media in Vanni. The TE Police blamed the SLA Deep Penetration Unit for the attack that has injured the victims father and three brothers of another family.

The student killed was identified as Senaathirajah Senthooran. His father, Senaathirajah was wounded in the attack which targeted their tractor in which they were moving things from their house.

The wounded brothers of the victim were identified by the Tamileelam Police as V. Pradeepan, 23, V. Prathapan, 16 and V. Prakash, 15.

The wounded were rushed to Mullaiththeevu hospital.


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