2ND LEAD (CORRECTION, UPDATE)

SLA soldier killed, one wounded in Vavuniya Claymore attack

[TamilNet, Saturday, 22 April 2006, 06:20 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) solder was killed and another soldier sustained minor wounds when three claymore mines targeted at an SLA road patrol at Thevapuram, 7 km north of Vavuniya Saturday around 10:00 a.m. exploded, Sri Lanka Army sources in Vavuniya said.

The SLA soldier killed in the blast was identified as S.K. Sarath, Vavuniya Police said.

The claymore mines targeted a road patrol of SLA soldiers from Kalmadu SLA camp.

 

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