2 SLA troopers killed, 3 injured in Chavakacheri claymore attack
[TamilNet, Thursday, 28 December 2006, 12:52 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were killed and three seriously injured when unknown assailants triggered a claymore mine targetting the pickup truck the soldiers were travelling in between Post Office Road and Dutch Road in Chavakachcheri in Thenmaradchy at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, sources in Jaffna said.
The two soldiers died on the spot. The seriously injured soldiers were taken to Palaly military hospital for treatment, according to sources in Chavakachcheri.
The attack site was close to the Chavakachcheri District Courts.