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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 110

U.N. Humanitarian Official Concerned by Civilian Deaths in Sri Lanka

United Nation, 03 January, (Asiantribune.com): Margareta Wahlström, the UN’s Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, today expressed concern over the Sri Lankan Air Force’s aerial bombardment of a coastal village in northwestern Sri Lanka, in which civilians were killed.

Wahlstrom added that it was imperative that both sides to the conflict did more to fulfill their obligations to protect civilians.

Calling for a resumption of the peace process in Sri Lanka, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) also highlighted its concerns about civilians’ access to humanitarian convoys in the northern Jaffna Peninsula.

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