Artillery fire kills two

Place: Vanni | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 19981102

Two civilians were killed and two others were wounded when the Sri Lankan Army fired artillery from the Elephant Pass base yesterday morning, towards the mainland of the Vanni.

Murugiah Nageswaran (17) of the 10th mile post in Visuvamadhu and Vettivelu Suthan (22) of Punnaineeravi, Visuvamadhu were killed in the army shelling.

The wounded civilians, Paramasivam Amuthan (24) and R,Thambiah (60) of Punnaineeravi have been admitted to Mallavi and Puthukudiyeruppu hospitals.