STF sergeant killed, constable wounded in Ampaa'rai
[TamilNet, Thursday, 20 March 2008, 08:48 GMT]
A seargeant of the Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF), succumbed to his injuries caused in an exchange of gunfire in Lahugala jungles in Ampaa'ai district Thursday morning around 6:30 when the elite commando unit of the STF was engaged in a cordon and search operation, Police said. Meanwhile, a constable of the STF was wounded in a booby trap explosion at Kagnchikudichchaa'ru Wednesday evening.
The killed seargeant was identified as Ajith Priyantha.
The wounded constable in Kagnchikudichchaa'ru was identified as Anil Pradeep, 34. He is warded at Ampaa'rai hospital.