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Colombo, June 01, 2010
Last Updated: 08:42 IST(1/6/2010)

One year after the end of the Sri Lankan civil war, one of the Indian doctors who treated Tamil refugees during the last months of the conflict says there were “massive casualties” among the civilian population. (more…)

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By the International Committee of the Red Cross

Humanitarian situation Over the past few weeks, staff working at the ICRC’s first-aid post in Marjah have been seeing increasing numbers of war casualties, although not as many as might be expected given the scale of the fighting.

Civilians and injured fighters are finding it more and more difficult to go to places where they can obtain urgently needed medical care, owing to mounting security problems and numerous roadblocks and checkpoints throughout Helmand province. (more…)

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