2 SLA troopers killed, 5 wounded in Claymore ambush in Welikanda

[TamilNet, Saturday, 21 April 2007, 14:14 GMT]
Gunmen waiting in ambush after penetrating into Sri Lanka Army territory in Welikanda in Batticaloa Polonnaruwa border triggered a Claymore mine and killed two Sri Lanka Army troopers and wounded five Friday around 5:00 p.m. at Thirukonamadu. A SLA tractor transporting sand to fortify bunkers was damaged in the ambush, military sources in Colombo said.

The SLA soldiers were returning with sand from Mahaweli River bed to fortify their positions.

 

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