ICRC transports 440 wounded to Indian military hospital in Pulmoaddai

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 11:18 GMT]
The makeshift-hospital in Puthumaaththa'lan on Monday said 440 patients were taken on board in the ICRC ship "Green Ocean." Meanwhile, sources in Colombo said the ICRC was instructed to transport the patients to the hospital run by Indian paramedics in Pulmoaddai. In the meantime, doctors at the hospital who were on duty on Monday were not able to treat patients as the no medicines at the hospital. A shipment of humanitarian supplies was expected on Tuesday, the officials in Vanni told TamilNet Monday.

ICRC transport of 440 patients from Vanni on 16 March
An ICRC official who came in the ship inspects the transportation of the wounded civilians
ICRC transport of 440 patients from Vanni on 16 March
ICRC transport of 440 patients from Vanni on 16 March
ICRC transport of 440 patients from Vanni on 16 March
ICRC transport of 440 patients from Vanni on 16 March
ICRC transport of 440 patients from Vanni on 16 March

 

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