2ND LEAD

66 civilians killed within 3 days - Mullai RDHS

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 January 2009, 08:11 GMT]
The roads of Va'l'lipunam and Theavipuram are full of blood and dead bodies are spotted all over the places in the area that has come under attack by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) artillery and Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) fire. The carnage worsened after the SLA declared the area as "safe haven". On Tuesday, 16 civilians were killed, 20 reported killed Wednesday and around 30 civilians within the past 12 hours of Thursday, according to Regional Director of Health Service (RDHS) for Mullaiththeevu district. Dr.T.Varatharajah.

Many more are feared dead and wounded in the indiscriminate bombardment which has been stepped up on densely populated IDP areas within the secure zone.

Meanwhile medical staff at the hospital said there were more than 200 wounded within the last 3 days.


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