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3 civilians including child killed in SLA shelling in Vanni

[TamilNet, Saturday, 13 December 2008 13:40 No Comment]

Two males who went to their agricultural lands in Kanakapuram, a suburb of Ki'linochchi town, were killed in Sri Lanka Army (SLA) shelling Saturday morning around 11:45, medical sources at Ki'linochchi hospital said. A 17-year-old boy sustained injuries in the attack. Meanwhile, a child was decapitated by a shell that exploded in civilian settlement in Vaddakkachchi Saturday.


The wounded civilian who sustained injuries at Kanakapuram was identified as Karan, from Periyaku'lam in Vaddakkachchi. He was being treated at Ki'linochchi hospital. The dead bodies of the two males killed in Kanakapuram were brought to the hospital in Ki'linochchi town and transferred to Tharmapuram.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) fighter jets bombed 6 times in Vaddakkachchi and Paranthan areas.



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