DPU Claymore attack kills 2 civilians in Vavuniyaa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 24 May 2007, 08:44 GMT]
An Internally Displaced woman and her brother were killed on the spot Thursday morning when a Sri Lanka Army Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) triggered a Claymore mine targeting their motorbike near Kugnchukku'lam in Vavuniyaa (Vavuniyaa) - Mannaar (Mannaar) border, according to Tamileelam Police officials in Liberation Tigers controlled Vavuniyaa North.

The two members of the same family were on their way from Naddangka'ndal to Kungnchukku'lam to check their vacated house.

The victims were identified as Nathiya Selvarajah, 22, and her 24-year-old brother, Kobi Selvarajah.

The Claymore attack took place at 9:30 a.m.

 

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