Vavuniya blast injures SLA soldier, claymore mines recovered
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 16:26 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army soldier was seriously injured when a water tanker was hit by a claymore mine blast at Rasenthirakulam in Vavuniya, Wednesday afternoon. The incident occured along Nellukulam - Cheddikulam Road, police said.
The injured soldier was driving the vehicle.
He was admitted to military hospital and later tranfered to Anuradhapura hospital.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Army said that they have recovered 3 claymore mines, a grenade, one kg. C-4 type explosive and 30 metres wire in Ganeshapuram in Vavuniya.
They were destroyed by SLA soldiers in a controlled explosion after Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) officials inspected the site.