Claymore blast injures 3 STF troopers in Mannar

[TamilNet, Thursday, 27 April 2006, 06:07 GMT]
Three Special Task Force (STF) elite troopers were injured in a claymore blast, that targetted a road patrol at Kaddukarai kulam in Mannar on the Mannar-Medawachiya road, around 9.30 a.m., Thursday, police in Vavuniya said.

Murunkan blast.
Wounded STF soldier at Vavuniya hospital.
The wounded STF personnel were taken to Vavuniya hospital and later transfered to Anuradhapura hospital, the sources said.

STF is the elite counter insurgency arm of the Sri Lankan armed forces.

 

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