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Sri Lankan Air Raid Kills Two Civilians in North – Tamil Website

October 1, 2008

Text of report by Sri Lankan Tamilnet website on 1 October

Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) attacked a civilian settlement one kilometre south of Kilinochchi town, close to A9 Road, killing two civilians and wounding 13, on Wednesday [1 October] around 10:30 am. A two-year-old girl, a four-year-old boy, a 16-year-old and seven other females were among the wounded rushed to nearby Kilinochchi hospital. Nineteen houses were destroyed. Some of the windows of Kilinochchi hospital were shattered and shrapnel from the bombs reached the hospital premises, according to initial reports.

Originally published by TamilNet website in English 01 Oct 08.

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