Bomb blast in Islamic procession in Matara, 10 killed

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 07:43 GMT]
Ten people were killed and several, including a Sri Lankan minister were wounded Tuesday noon in a bomb explosion at a Milad-un-Nabi festival procession in Akuressa in Matara in Southern Province, Police said.

The wounded were rushed to Matara Hospital.

Mahinda Wijesekara is the minister of Special Projects, and of Posts and Telecommunications.

 

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