Over 2000 Tamil civilians reach Government controlled area seeking
safety - Pudukkuduirippu
A total of 2108 Tamil civilians who had been trapped
by the LTTE terrorists were able to reach government controlled area
escaping terror grip yesterday, 26 March, defence sources said.
The group of escapees comprising 571 males, 597
females and 940 children reached troops of 58 Division in general area
Pudukuduirippu during day hours yesterday.
The escapees were later directed to the welfare
centres established in Kilinochchi after proving them with food, medical
treatment and other necessities, defence sources added.