Claymore attack kills woman, injures two SLA soldiers, one policeman in Vavuniya
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 01 November 2006, 11:54 GMT]
Unknown persons triggered a claymore bomb Wednesday afternoon killing one civilian woman, injuring two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers and a policeman at Thekankaadu in Vavuniya, said Vavuniya police. The attack was targetted towards a SLA road check-post located 1 km from Vavuniya town. The woman died due to heart attack caused by the blast, added the police.
The woman dead was identified as Kovinthasamy Jegathambal.
The two injured SLA troopers and the policeman were first rushed to Vavuniya hospital and later transferred to Anuradapura hospital for intensive treatment, hospital sources said.