Bombs explode in Police checkpoints

[TamilNet, Sunday, 24 October 1999, 14:45 GMT]
Two police personnel were wounded when two time bombs exploded at 3rd mile post on the Uppuveli-Nilaveli road, north of Trincomalee town between 8 and 8.15 a.m. this morning sources said.

The time bombs were placed inside the police check point at the round-about junction, three miles off Trincomalee town, sources said.

The first time bomb exploded at about 8 a.m. The second one went off at about 8.10 a.m.

One of the wounded is a female police said sources. A civilian was also wounded in this incident.

Police sources said that LTTE cadres had placed the time bombs inside the check point when the police personnel left the place due to heavy rain with lightning and thunder Saturday night.

 

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