DPU Claymore hits MPCS lorry in Mannar, 2 wounded

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 15:38 GMT]
A lorry belonging to Madhu Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society (MPCS) was attacked by a Claymore mine placed inside the LTTE held Panichchankulam in the Mannar district Wednesday morning around 11.30 a.m. The driver and cleaner of the lorry were injured. The Claymore mine was allegedly placed by the Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), civil sources said.

DPU in Madhu
Sahayanathan Lambert
The lorry was transporting huller and other related materials for the rice mill currently under construction at Sinnavalayankaddu with the financial support of the UNDP at that time of incident from Aandankulam.

Sinnavalayankaddu and Aandankulam are located in the LTTE held region.

Panichchankulam is located about 25 km off north of Madhu.

The driver of the lorry Sahayanathan Lambert, 44, father of four, sustained injuries and dispatched to Killinochchi hospital.

Cleaner of the lorry, Annasamy Sebastiampillai, 48, sustained minor injuries.

 

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