Monday, April 20, 2009

President orders to provide necessary facilities for escaping civilians

The President who made a sudden visit to the Air Force Headquarters observed the visuals received by the surveillance aircraft. He has thereafter issued direction to provide the necessities and to immediately hospitalize the people who are injured in the terrorist fire and suicide attacks while trying to escape the No Fire Zone, parts of which are still under the clutches of the LTTE. The President has directed the Commissioner of Essential Services to provide the required food, medicines and other requirements.

The Army entered the Puthumattalam No Fire Zone to rescue the civilians who have been forcibly held by the terrorists.