ICRC relocates in Ki'linochchi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 18 September 2008, 15:23 GMT]
The residential office of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in Ki'linochchi has relocated to Iraththinapuram, a suburb of Ki'linochchi town, from Ira'naimadu junction after Sri Lanka Army (SLA) fired artillery shells began to reach 155 Mile Post, which is located on A9 between Ki'linochchi town and Ira'naimadu Junction.

Tamileelam Police officials told TamilNet that SLA fired artillery shells also exploded 600 meters away from the ICRC office.Meanwhile, informed medical sources in Vanni told TamilNet correspondent that the staff operating ambulances were insisting ICRC presence in ambulances to transport the wounded through war zone. Iraththinapuram is located 6 km north of Ira'naimadu junction.

 

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