Blast wounds 3

[TamilNet, Saturday, 25 September 1999, 12:56 GMT]
One Policeman was seriously wounded and two civilians were slightly injured in a bomb explosion in Mannar at 2.50 pm today, said Police sources.

The bomb was attached to a bicycle which had been left near the compound wall of a checkpoint manned by Police near the Mannar court-house, sources said.

The wounded Policeman had been rushed to Anuradhapura hospital while the two civilians Ritamalar (38) and Thalcam (48) a Muslim man were admitted to Mannar hospital sources said.

The area has been cordoned off and a search operation has been launched, the police said.

 

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