Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Student shot injured by Sri Lanka Army

Amid growing calls for the withdrawal of the 40, 000 strong Sri Lanka Army (SLA) (99% Sinhala) from the Jaffna district (99.5% Tamil), the SLA soldiers have decided to up the anti by increasing their atrocities.

Although the latest spree of violence began with the targeted assassinations of patriotic individuals on Thursday night, it has now spread to engulf the most vulnerable members of society, the children.

Today, the students of Jaffna Hindu Ladies College, one of the most prestigious schools in the country, came under assault from the SLA, sources from Jaffna said. Following which a crowd of students gathered on the scene and began to shout anti occupation slogans. The soldiers who became irritated with the students opened fire and in the process subjected one student to serious injuries.

A complaint is to be made with the SLMM.

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