14-year-old boy killed, 5 wounded in Sri Lankan bombardment in Vanni

[TamilNet, Monday, 22 December 2008, 17:21 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) artillery shelling killed a 14-year-old boy in Vaddakkachchi on Monday around 10:30 a.m. A 32-year-old father sustained injuries in the shelling that continued. In the morning, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) fighter jets dropped bombs near Ki'linochchi hospital around 6:20 a.m. causing panic among the patients and the staff at the hospital. A mother of 4 children, a male and a 13-year-old boy were wounded in the bombardment. Shrapnels hit the hospital building causing damage. A 56-year-old female was wounded in Vattaappazhai in Mullaiththeevu district. At least 17 houses have sustained damage in the Sri Lankan bombardment on Monday.

Thushyanthan, 14, was killed in Vaddakkachchi on Hudson Road. The dead body of the boy was being kept at Tharmapuram hospital. S. Nathan, 32, was wounded in Vaddakkachchi in the noon.

Thevarajah Thavamalar, 68, the mother of four, Kanakarajah Sivakanthan, 40, and Chandran Kamal, 13 were wounded in the airstrike in the vicinity of the Ki'linochchi hospital.

Rasamalar, 56, the female wounded in the SLA shelling towards

 

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