The 28th Annual commemoration of 12 innocent public who were killed at Mulaitheevu/Odduchuddan by SLAF’s aerial bombing while making preparations for Maveerar day of 1990 was held yesterday.
People were busily engaged in making preparation for the Maveerar day of 1990 at Odduchuddan Junction. Suddenly the SL Air Force fighter jets came and showered bombs barbarously on the innocent people who were making preparations at the junction for the Maveerar day in the evening.
12 innocent people were slaughtered in this aerial bombing.
Their 28th commemorations was held under the aegis of Vanni Cross Organization yesterday, in a special cottage where the photographs of the killed people were placed, presided by District Secretary of the Cultural Council of the Vanni Cross Organization S,Vethavanam.
One of the relatives of the killed persons lighted the main memorial flame, and the photographs were garlanded, floral tributes paid by the relatives of the demised. The Vanni Distict MP, S.Sivamohan led the Garlanding and the floral tribute and delivered the memorial speech.