1648 civilians seek protection with security forces: LTTE continue
A total of 1648 civilians including 709 children have
sought protection with security forces in the borders of Palamathalan
yesterday (March 30), despite LTTE mounted artillery shelling and mortar
attacks from the government declared No Fire Zone (NFZ).
According to military, the civilians including 309
men, 630 women, 357 boys and 352 girls had arrived and taken to safety
by troops of the 58 Division yesterday.