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SLA shelling kills 5 IDPs, children in Ki’linochchi

A child killed on the spot in SLA artillery attack
A child killed on the spot in SLA artillery attack

Five civilians, including two children, displaced recently from Mannaar district were killed Saturday evening when Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched artillery attack on Puthumu’rippu village, situated 7 km southwest of Ki’inochchi town. Three civilians were rushed to Ki’inochchi hospital in critical condition, according to medical sources. The SLA attack, targeting the village, densely populated by IDPs, comes a day after Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) dropped leaflets threatening heavy casualties to civilians in Vanni unless they moved from LTTE administered Vanni.kilde Tamilnet.com,  Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.