Four civilians killed in shelling

Place: Naagar Kovil | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 20000405

Four civilians were killed and 11 injured when the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) based in Naagar Kovil opened up a heavy barrage of shelling on a group of refugees taking shelter in a catholic church in the village of Chempiyanpattu in the Vadamaradchi East division, today, LTTE sources in London said.

The shelling which began around 10.45 a.m. continued till 12.30 p.m. the sources said.

Following civilians were killed in the shelling, according to the sources:

Srilalitha,70 C.Kanapathipillai,75 M.Vallipillai,70 S.Domil Rilda,46.