Saturday, May 16, 2009

Escape from no-fire zone

Ravi Kumar, seen here with his injured son, is one of thousands who have fled the fighting in Sri Lanka.

Stewart Bell / National PostRavi Kumar, seen here with his injured son, is one of thousands who have fled the fighting in Sri Lanka.

(NP)Ravi Kumar ran a small grocery store until the Sri Lankan army overtook the town and the Tamil rebels told him and his family to run.

They made it to the no-fire zone, an area that had been demarcated for civilians but there was so much fighting, he had to dig a bunker for his wife and two children. Full text

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