Two SLN sailors injured in claymore ambush in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Friday, 05 January 2007, 17:49 GMT]
Two sailors of the Sri Lanka Navy were injured in a claymore mine attack Friday morning at Allesgarden area along Trincomalee-Nilaveli road. The truck transporting SLN personnel who were returning home on leave hit the claymore mine kept along the roadside. Allesgarden is located about three km off north of east port city.

The injured soldiers were immediately admitted to the Trincomalee general hospital. More troops rushed to site and launched a cordon and search operation blocking the transport services to and from Nilaveli-Trincomalee.

 

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