Claymore attack in Nallur, 2 policemen killed, 5 wounded

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 12 July 2006, 09:12 GMT]
A Claymore attack on a Sri Lankan police vehicle has claimed the lives of two policemen near Chetty Street-Navalar road junction in Nallur, Jaffna around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. The attack has taken place in a highly guarded area surrounded by Sri Lanka Army camps and checkposts near Kaylasapillayar Temple, Narikkundu and Muthirai Junction, Jaffna Police said. Five policemen, wounded in the attack, were rushed to Jaffna Hospital.

The attackers had selected an isolated pocket in the highly crowded suburb of the Jaffna town to inflict high casualty, Police sources further said.

The vehicle has been destroyed in the attack caused by the "side-charger" Claymore explosion.

 

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