Husband, wife killed in DPU Claymore attack

[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 April 2007, 10:23 GMT]
A 42-year-old woman and her 54-year-old husband, parents of four, recently displaced from Vavuniya, were killed Thursday in Paalampiddi, 38 km northwest of Vavuniya town, when a Sri Lanka Army Deep Penentration Unit (DPU) triggered a Claymore mine targeting the IDP couples' bicycle at 1:45 p.m., according to Tamileelam Police.

The victims, Raveendran Ravi, 54, and Sindhu Ravi, 42, were attacked while they were cycling towards their IDP camp located in Thadchan'aamar'uthamadu.

They were IDPs who had displaced from 8th Unit, Paavatkulam in Vavuniya, following the artillery attacks in the area.

 

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