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.