Friday, January 9, 2009

More civilians seek protection with Army

(defence.lk)As the gates of LTTE's mono ethnic hellhole further crumbles with Army counter terrorist operations, a continuous influx of civilians have been experienced in the embattled areas in Wanni.

In the Nakarkovil area in Jaffna peninsula, 20 civilians aged 18-34 years sought refuge with Army last morning (Jan 8). The group included 15 males and 5 females.

Meanwhile, 3 more refugees sought protection with Army operating in the Vaddakachchi area last afternoon. They have told the soldiers that thousands more wanted to come with them but could not make it as LTTE started shooting at them.