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Confirming details on victims form hospitals

Confirming details on victims from hospitals

All cases of deaths and injuries caused by bombing and shelling in vanni are taken to either Kilinochchi and Mullaithivu hospitals. Both districts have a Reginal Director of Health services (RDHS) under whose supervision the government hospitals in that district function. Many of these hospitals are presently functioning in displaced locations. All the information provided in this reports is obtained through the above mentioned hospitals and in some cases the homes of the victims are visited to obtain further details. If anyone wished to confirm the reports of incidents noted in this report they can contact the respective Regional Director of Head service (RDHS) by the phone number provided below.

The victims of bombing and shelling attacks in Kilinochchi are mostly taken to the Kilinochchi District Hospital now functioning in Tharmapuram. There is also a branch hospital functioning in Vaddakachchi in Kilinochchi. The Kilinochchi RDHS can be contacted for confirmation of cases in these two hospitals. The contact details of RDHS for Kilinochchi are;

Dr. sathiamoorthy (RDHS Kilinochchi)

Phone 060 215 8086

Mullaithivu district Hospital is presently functioning in its old complex in Mullaithivu town. However , major cases are presently handled in the putukudiyiruppu hospital. In Mullaithivu district there is also a provide hospital, the ponnambalan hospital where some cases are taken. The mullaithivu RDHS can be contacted for confirmation of case in these three hospitals. The contact details of RDHS for mullithivu are ;

Dr. shanmugarajah (RDHS Mullaithivu)

Phone 060 224 2150

January-2009 Victims of bombing and shelling in Vanni



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