News in Brief:

[TamilNet, Thursday, 28 January 1999, 18:08 GMT]
Sixteen Sri Lankan Army (SLA) soldiers were injured this morning, when a tractor carrying troops ran off the road in Omanthai, Chavakachcheri Brigade Commander meets Divisional Secretaries and wounded civilian succumbs to injuries.

Sixteen soldiers injured in accident

Sixteen SLA soldiers were injured this morning around 9, when a tractor carrying troops ran off the road in sector 8 in the Omanthai region of the Vanni.

Sources said the tractor carrying the soldiers in the trailer was coming towards Omanthai when the vehicle ran off the road and met with an accident. Two of the wounded are serious.

All the wounded were brought to Vavuniya hospital and transferred to Anuradhapura.

Anuradhapura sources said one of the injured had been transferred to Colombo for further treatment.


Civilians must restrict their movement

Civilians in the Chacakachcheri region should be asked to inform the nearest District Secretaries if anyone, who is not a permanent resident of the area, stays there, the Brigade Commander of the Sri Lankan Army in Chavakachcheri told the district secretaries at meeting held yesterday, January 27.

He said civilians should also limit their movements late in the evenings.


Wounded civilian succumbs to injuries

Maamaangam Sivarajah, 43, who was wounded in the clash in Vavunathivu yesterday died at the Batticaloa hospital last night.

He is a father of three children.


Related Articles:
27.01.99   Six hurt in clash

 

Latest 15 Reports
09.01.21 09:37   Photo
Demolition of Tamil genocide monument, fourth emblematic trauma since 1974: Rev Fr Sakthivel
08.01.21 23:51   Photo
Colombo destroys Mu'l'livaaykkaal memorial monument at Jaffna University
07.01.21 11:22   Photo
With emphasis on genocide, Suresh calls for ICC-referral, IIIM and referendum
07.01.21 00:04   Photo
Boyle prefers IIIM demand over ICC-referral, says specific reference to genocide essential
06.01.21 14:26  
Indian Minister of External Affairs Jaishankar trades off Tamils’ sovereign rights
05.01.21 07:08  
TNPF's reluctance, NGO-meddling pose challenges to formulating joint Tamil demands to UN: Shivaji
06.12.20 15:44   Photo
Colombo’s brutal suppression of Tamil Heroes’ Day counter-productive to stated objectives: Tamil MP
27.11.20 16:44   Photo
Occupied Tamil Eelam marks Heroes' Day indoors, SL military detains seminary principal
16.11.20 18:45  
China launches world’s biggest regional trade agreement without Indian participation
31.10.20 10:58  
Tamils risk Kashmir-like status revocation if Gota continues Trinco military cooperation with US
06.10.20 11:40  
Poet Pulamaipithan who championed Tamil Eelam solidarity in Tamil Nadu turns 85
28.09.20 23:19   Photo
Muslims join Tamils opposing Colombo's suppression of Thileepan Remembrance in North
27.09.20 12:05   Photo
Tamils unify to mark Thileepan Remembrance, brave Colombo's suppression of memorialisation
26.09.20 09:10   Photo
Commemorating sacrifices of Tamil struggle is an inalienable right, not a subject for ‘SL permission’
25.09.20 22:08   Photo
South Asia mourns SPB's demise
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=2762