SLA soldier killed in accidental firing

[TamilNet, Monday, 30 January 2006, 11:44 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier, U.L. Thanuska, 30, was killed in an accidental firing incident Sunday at 5 p.m. at Uva Kudaoya area in Polannaruwa, security sources said.

A group of SLA soldiers were taking part in a training exercise in a forest area in Polannaruwa at the time when the firing mishap occurred according to SLA spokesperson.

Polanaruwa police is conducting investigations into the death.

 

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