Sunday, January 18, 2009

21 more civilians flee LTTE hell hole, seek protection with security forces- Wanni

(defence.lk)20 more civilians have fled from LTTE and sought protection with security forces at Omanthai and Puliyampokkarani areas, Saturday (Jan 17), according to Wanni security sources.

A family of ten people, including 5 females has arrived at the Entry/Exit point at Omanthai who had escaped from LTTE. According to our correspondent at Omanthai, the civilians have braved the thick jungles of Mullaittivu, for days evading possible LTTE attacks. "When these people reached Omanthai, many were suffering from dehydration; no food for almost two days", our correspondent said citing the escapees. Full Text