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  Sri Lanka 'killed civilians' - UN  The widespread shelling by the government killed most of the tens of thousands of civilians who died in 2009 War refugees free to leave military camps  Sri Lankan authorities have opened up the huge refugee camps in the north of the country Refugee camps 'to be opened next month'  The government says people living in camps since the conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels will have freedom of movement as of next month UN warning over displaced Tamils  Lynn Pascoe, the UN's political chief, says the situation in camps for Tamils displaced by the recent war is putting reconciliation at risk Paper: 20,000 killed in conflict  he Times newspaper in Britain: More than 20,000 civilians were killed in the final months of civil war -- nearly three times previous estima... U.N. demands full access to refugees  The United Nations is demanding full access to refugee camps that are home to an estimated quarter of a million people fleeing the war 'Exodus' from war zone  More than 2,000 civilians have waded across a lagoon to flee the war zone in the north-east of the country Red Cross worker killed in conflict zone  Majurin Sivakurunathan was killed with his mother during shelling, the third aid worker killed in six weeks Tamil war zone hospital hit again  Violence has continued unabated, where more than 50 people died when the main hospital was shelled for a second day War zone hospital 'hit'

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  The government forces have shelled a hospital inside the conflict zone killing at least 49 people
  UN spokesman in Colombo Gordon Weiss: more than 100 children died during the 'large-scale killing of civilians'

  Nearly 400 people were killed overnight Saturday by government shelling in what is supposed to be a 'no-fire' zone
May.2 Hospital 'hit by Sri Lankan army'  The Sri Lankan army has killed 91 people at a makeshift hospital inside a civilian safe zone in the last two days May.1 UN images show Sri Lanka damage  The satellite pictures show shelling damage in a government-designated safe zone for civilians in north-eastern Sri Lanka Apr.24 India 'reads riot act' over Sri Lanka war  2 senior Indian officials met with the Sri Lankan president to address the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn island nation Apr.23 Fears grow for trapped   The UN is sending a humanitarian team to northern part of the country, where it says 50,000 people are trapped by fighting Apr.20 Army accused of carnage  A Tamil Tiger spokesman has accused the government of shelling civilians and wreaking carnage during its military offensive in the north   'Thousands flee' combat  At least 25,000 civilians have fled a Tamil Tiger-held area in northern Sri Lanka after troops broke through a fortification Mar.3 ICRC warns of S Lanka 'disaster'  The Red Cross has warned of an impending humanitarian catastrophe. Up to 150,000 people may be trapped in north-eastern Sri Lanka Feb.18 70,000 trapped in Sri Lanka war zone Feb.2 Hospital 'attacked again'   S Lanka tells civilians to leave
  International humanitarian aid agencies called for increased access to northern Sri Lanka, where government and Tamil rebels are locked in battle
Feb.1 Deadly strike on hospital
  The UN says many people, including children, have been killed by shells landing on a hospital in rebel-held territory in the north-east
Jan.30 Fears over war children  A growing number of children have been killed or injured in Sri Lankan fighting over the last 10 days, the Unicef says Jan.27 Red Cross: Crisis unfolding in Sri Lanka

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Apr.26 Thousands flee strikes
  40,000 people have fled their homes and were moving north to seek safety in the jungle

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