Saturday, October 18, 2008

UN Food Convoy resends to Un-Cleared Areas

lThe UN and government group with food and essential items which came under LTTE artillery and heavy mortar assault yesterday, 16 October, have left for the un-cleared areas again this afternoon, 17 October.
According to the sources, fifty lorries loaded with food and other essential items to displaced in the Mullaittivu and Kilinochchi districts crossed the Omanthe entry/exit point around 12.50 pm.
The convoy, which left the Omanthai Entry/ Exit point at around 12.30 pm yesterday (16), was plying under the UN banner and had just crossed the Puliyankulama junction, when LTTE fired weaponry shells fell in close nearness.

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