Bomb explosion kills 2 youths, injures 6 civilians in Point Pedro
[TamilNet, Thursday, 13 December 2007, 16:02 GMT]
A bomb exploding in Viyaapaarimoolai area in Point Pedro, Vadamaraadchi Thursday around 6:00 a.m killed two youths and injured six civilians, sources in Point Pedro said. The bomb exploded with a deafening noise when a large contingent of Sri Lanka Amy (SLA) troops were engaged in a cordon off and search operation in the area, the sources added.
The two youths killed remain unidentified.
The six civilians injured were first rushed to Manthikai hospital and transferred to Jaffna Teaching hospital for additional treatment Thursday evening.
The SLA continued the cordon and search operation until Thursday evening in Viyaapaarimoolai and its coastal areas.