Claymore explosion kills a SLA soldier in Serunuwara
[TamilNet, Sunday, 21 May 2006, 09:29 GMT]
A Sri Lankan Army (SLA) trooper died and another injured in a claymore explosion Sunday morning around 8:00 a.m., at Left Bank Channel 3 in Lingapuram in Serunuwara police division in Trincomalee district, police sources said.
A group of army soldiers on a road clearing mission hit a claymore mine, sources said.
More troops and policemen rushed to the site and launched a cordon and search operation in the area, sources said.