Medical unit missing

[TamilNet, Friday, 17 July 1998, 23:59 GMT]
One of the three mobile emergency surgery units donated by the US military to the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) has been reported missing said defence officials. Military intelligence and officials attached to the Ministry of health have launched an investigation, they added.

The mobile units arrived in Colombo a few weeks ago and were later dispatched to the northern government controlled town of Vavuniya, the officials said.

One of the mobile units is at the additional health commissioner's office in Vavuniya and the other is at the Cheddikulam hospital. However, the whereabouts of the third unit is not known, they added.

 

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