Saturday, January 10, 2009

LTTE fires at escaping civilians; 7 civilians killed - Kilinochchi

Seven blameless Tamil civilians counting two children, on their way to empty areas seeking defense for their lives, were gunned down by the LTTE terrorists this morning, 10 January.
According to the armed sources, the civilians from Murusamoddai and Kanchipuram areas, were on their way to safety forces' forbidden area when they were attacked inhumanly by LTTE terrorists deployed on possible evasion routes to prevent civilian group.
Two children, two females and three males are among the wounded, armed sources additional.
However, 49 more civilians of the same group caught up in the LTTE fire fortunately managed to arrive at troops in Paranthan. Two of them also continued injuries while others surprised due to the fatal experience.
24 children, 13 females and 12 males were able to escapes the LTTE's grip amidst LTTE gunfire, sources said.
The essential treatments were given for the wounded and later heading for them to the welfare centers recognized in the Vavuniya area.
The bodies of blameless Tamil civilians have already been taken to hospital, armed sources added.

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