Man killed in Vauniya claymore explosion
[TamilNet, Friday, 21 April 2006, 11:16 GMT]
A businessman from Vavuniya was killed in a claymore explosion at 9.30 a.m. Friday morning, LTTE Political Office in Vavuniya said. Mr M Kandasamy, a trader in Palmyrah and Coconut products, and a father of six children, was killed in the jungle area between Puthur and Navvi villages in Vavuniya North, according to sources.
Members of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) accompanied by Head of Vavuniya LTTE political wing, Mr Gnanam, visitied the scene.
SLMM members recovered two unexploded claymore mines in the vicinity of the blast area.