Claymore attack in Chu'ndikkuzhi, police say no casualties

[TamilNet, Monday, 30 July 2007, 17:18 GMT]
Unidentified persons triggered a claymore device Monday around 4:00 p.m., along Old Park Road, Chu'ndikkuzhi in Jaffna when a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) vehicle and another government vehicle were passing through, sources in Jaffna said. Sources close to SLA said there were no casualties, while Jaffna police said both vehicles had escaped the blast. A 12-year-old girl student, passing by, sustained minor injury and was admitted to Jaffna Teaching hospital, the sources added.

The site of the attack is inside the SLA High Security Zone (HRC) close to the way towards Chu'ndikkuzhi Girls College, a leading High School in Jaffna.

 

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