4 civilians killed, 37 injured in claymore attack on bus in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 05:11 GMT]
Four civilians including a women were killed and 37 wounded when the civilian bus carrying Tamil and Muslim passengers from Mannar to Colombo was hit by a Claymore mine around 11:30 p.m. Monday at Andiyapuliayankulam along Mannar-Madawachiya road in Vavuniya. Relatives of the victims have blamed the Sri Lanka Army for the attack on the civilian bus.

The injured passengers were first rushed to Chettikulam hospital and around 1:30 p.m transferred to Vavuniya general hospital.

Some of the injured passengers found to be in critical condition were taken to Anuradhapura hospital for further treatment.

 

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