38 civilians killed in Sri Lankan war

[CBC News]

At least 38 civilians have been killed and 140 others wounded in government artillery attacks and air raids on a tiny rebel-controlled territory in Sri Lanka, a health official says. The attack was carried out in an area that included a government designated “no-fire zone,” said Dr. Thurairaja Varatharaja, who works in the embattled region. He said 13 members of an extended family were killed early Wednesday when artillery hit their home in Idaikkadu village.

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