Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) infiltrators Thursday morning triggered a Claymore mine targeting a passenger bus on its way from Pu’liyangku’lam to Ki’linochchi on A9 Road, killing at least three civilians on the spot, including the driver of the bus, initial reports from the Tamileelam Police. Meanwhile, medical sources reported that five civilians were rushed to Ki’linochchi hospital after the blast. The DPU attack has taken place at Pothoor while the first passenger bus of the day was en route to Ki’linochchi from Pu’liyangku’lam Thursday at 7:45 a.m. Kilde: TAmilnet.com Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.
In November 2005, in recognition of her service to the country and the world, then-President of Sri Lanka Chandrika Kumaratunga conferred on Radhika Coomaraswamy the title of “Deshamanya” a prestigious national honour. Outside the TMVP office in Tirukkovil – White van with newspaper in place of number plate and Jeevendran and Inayapaarathi – Picture taken […]
Rights group Amnesty International appealed Wednesday to Sri Lankan authorities to allow aid to reach more than 300,000 displaced people in the violence-hit northern Wanni region. “Our information indicates that the situation in Wanni is rapidly becoming critical, despite the government’s statements that it is coping,” said Sam Zarifi, Amnesty’s Asia-Pacific director.
In a statement, EU aid commissioner Louis Michel condemned the recent killing of a 28-year-old aid staffer, who worked for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) on a shelter project financed by Brussels. “I am appalled by the assassination of this brave and committed young aid worker in Sri Lanka,” Michel said. “The perpetrators of such […]