75 feared killed in SLA shelling, elders home

[TamilNet, Saturday, 14 February 2009, 18:11 GMT]
More than 50 civilians were feared killed in Theavipuram and Va'l'ipunam in Sri Lanka Army (SLA) artillery barrage on Friday, according to people who were reached Puthukkudiyiruppu Friday night. Meanwhile, medical staff at Maaththa'lan hospital said fifteen civilians were killed and 35 wounded at Ira'naippaalai Saturday morning and that an elders home and the surrounding area came under artillery fire where four elders were killed and around 50 persons wounded.

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Brothers who lost their elder sister in SLA shelling
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Elderly civilians wounded at SLA barrage on elders home
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A wounded child at hospital
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The remains of the parachute used by the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) in cluster bombing on Puthukkudiyiruppu on Friday. More than four locations were attacked by the SLAF which increasingly deploys cluster and bombs that cause fire


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