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Posted on February 4, 2009 | tags


World: Fighting in Sri Lanka leaves a devastating toll for civilians

  • They are trapped in a very small area which has come under fighting, and they just have no safe place to go, they cannot escape, and they have lost the means that they need for survival.
  • Sophie Romanens • A Red Cross representative, on the dangers more than 300 hospitalized civilians and 20 staff face after being moved away from the fighting to nearby Puttumatalan. The area has a lack of drinking water and the situation is getting critical for the patients. • source