Two SLA soldiers wounded in gunfire in Welikanda
[TamilNet, Sunday, 23 April 2006, 09:57 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were wounded when unidentified gunmen launched an ambush attack on an SLA checkpost at Vadamuani, 6 km southeast of Welikanda Sunday around 6:30 a.m. Welikanda police said.
Gunfire was exchanged for 30 minutes, sources said.
SLA soldiers launched a search operation till 9:30 a.m. after the ambush.
On Saturday, A Major rank SLA official was killed in a Claymore ambush at Welikanda. A soldier wounded in Saturday's ambush succumbed to his wounds Sunday.