Colombo turns firepower onto 'safety zone'

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 April 2009, 09:51 GMT]
Civilians inside the so-called safety zone have been forced to remain under bunkers as Sri Lanka Army (SLA) stepped up shelling and long-distance gunfire since Monday morning. Those who move on the road have come under long-distance gunfire by the SLA. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) fighter jets were seen flying over the safety zone and carrying out air attacks. Local humanitarian activists in Vanni said that this is the last opportunity for the civilised world to uphold human values by taking immediate action of protecting the civilians from falling into the hands of an 'avowed genocidal government'.

Photos taken in Puthumaaththa'lan makeshift hospital Monday evening follow:

Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009
Casualties arriving in makeshift hospital on 06 April, 2009


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