Claymore explosion injures four in Thampalakamam

[TamilNet, Sunday, 17 September 2006, 14:17 GMT]
A soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), a home guard and two civilians were injured in a claymore mine explosion that took place Sunday morning around 7.30 a.m. at Thampalakamam, a village located along Trincomalee Kandy highway about 24 km off southwest of east port town.

Police said that the claymore mine was kept on roadside targeting security personnel who had been engaged in road patrol, police sources said.

The injured were admitted to the Kantalai government hospital.

 

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