28 men, 7 women arrested following Kattubedda Claymore attack

[TamilNet, Friday, 06 June 2008, 16:17 GMT]
Sri Lanka police imposed a curfew from Friday 9:00 a.m morning and launched a joint cordon and search operation, following the Claymore attack Friday around 7:45 a.m. on a bus in the area near the University of Moratuwa, in which 28 men and 7 women, most of them Tamil students of Moartuwa University, were arrested. The arrestees are held in police detention, sources in Colombo said.

21 were killed and 64 seriously injured in the Claymore mine blast Friday around 7:45 a.m.

The wounded were rushed to Lunawa and Kalubowila hospitals.

Meanwhile, a 5 kg Claymore mine and a pistol with cartridges were discovered in Galkissa area in a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and police joint search Friday.


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