Mullaiththeevu residents protest against SLA attacks

[TamilNet, Monday, 11 August 2008, 18:47 GMT]
Residents of Mullaiththeevu staged a protest march Monday condemning the recent Sri Lanka Army (SLA) artillery attack on Mullaiththeevu town injuring Mullaiththeevu Government Agent, on Mullaiththeevu hospital, the killing of Thu’nukkaay Assistant Government Agent, Nanthakumar and Ki’linochchi Development Officer in SLA Deep Penetration Unit attacks. The demonstrators voiced their protest against the indiscriminate Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) bombings of areas near schools during examination time and on civilian settlements in Vanni.

Mullaiththeevu protest
Mullaiththeevu Traders’ Association president, Mano hands over memorandum to Mullaiththeevu Additional Government Agent, Parthipan.
Mullaiththeevu protest

A memorandum to be forwarded to the United Nation Secretary General was submitted to Mullaiththeevu Additional Government Agent, Parthipan, by Mullaiththeevu Traders’ Association president, Mano, on behalf of the protestors.

The target of the artillery attack of the Sri Lanka Army in the early hours of Friday in Mullaiththeevu was a residential enclave located within 500 meters radius of the Mullaiththeevu General Hospital, housing the Mullaiththeevu Government Agent (GA), the Medical Superintendent (MS) and many other government officials, who coordinate the essential services of the district.



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