Two Tamil civilians killed by SLA

Place: Vanni | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 19980213

The occupying Sinhalese army Wednesday opened fire on Tamil civilians killing two and severely injuring two.

The civilians were travelling in a small tractor to their former homes in Mankulam to collect their belongings. They had passed through Mundumurippu junction, when the Sinhalese armed forces hiding in the jungle opened fire on them. Owner of the vehicle, Rasukutti Seevaratnam (24), and Wijayaratnam (44) father of four were killed. Sellaiah Thiruchelvam father of three and C Ramasamy father of nine were severely injured. Their vehicle was destroyed by the armed forces.