Landmine injures 2 STF troops in Ampaa'rai

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 August 2007, 00:11 GMT]
One Special Task Force (STF) troop lost his leg and another seriously injured when a landmine exploded Sunday when STF troops and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were jointly engaged in a clearing operation of areas earlier controlled by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Kagnchikudichchaa'ru area in Ampaa'rai district, Ampaa'rai police said.

The injured troops are admitted to Ampaa'rai district hospital.

The clearing operation of the earlier LTTE held areas has been going since Friday.

 

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