Monday, January 19, 2009

3,232 civilians slain by LTTE

(DN)"During the period from the year 1984 to the year 2006, 364 attacks had been launched on civilians by the LTTE killing 3,232 civilians. Out of them 2,252 were Sinhalese, 309 were Tamils and 701 were Muslims and 3,494 other civilians were seriously injured," said Nimal Siripala de Silva, Minister of Healthcare and Nutrition.

The Minister was addressing a UPFA polls rally held in Kurunegala in support of the UPFA candidates contesting for the Provincial Council elections. Full Text