28 civilians killed recently

[TamilNet, Monday, 21 December 1998, 22:43 GMT]
Twenty eight civilians were killed in the Vanni during the past 80 days in separate attacks carried out by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Air Force (SLAF), human rights sources said. Over 30 other civilians were wounded.

Sixteen civilians were killed in air raids carried out by the SLAF and seven were killed in various ambushes conducted by the SLA, the sources said.

The other civilians were killed by SLA artillery fire, the sources added.

 

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