SL govt shell a hospital killing 47: Tiger Rebels

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Sri Lankan Civilians
Colombo, May 12: The Tiger rebels have accused the Sri Lankan government of attacking a makeshift hospital that was treating the wounded in the war zone killing 47 people.

Rebel spokesman Seevaratnam Puleedevan reportedly told The Associated Press that a shell hit the hospital on Tuesday morning, May 12.

A health official who spoke with the condition of anonymity confirmed that the shell did hit the hospital ad 56 people were wounded, when reached through a phone.

The government, however, has denied these reports.

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