SLAF bombing injure 3 civilians in Vanni
TamilNet, Friday, 18 January 2008, 17:07 GMT
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLA) fighter jets dropped 12 bombs in 3 sorties Friday morning on civilian settlements in Va'l'lipunam in Vanni, injuring three civilians including a woman besides completely destroying a settlement, sources in Vanni said. An event enrolling new students to Grade I in Udaiyaarkaddu Mahavithtiyaalayam was disrupted when the bombs fell and exploded near by.
The new students screamed in fear as they fled.
Five houses in the settlement were badly damaged in the bombing.