Blast kills 15 at UNP rally

[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 December 1999, 17:18 GMT]
A bomb blast at an election meeting of Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) killed fifteen people, including retired Major General Lucky Algama, today around 9 p.m. at Ja-Ela, sources said.

Dr.Jayalath Jayawardene, UNP National List Member of Parliament and several others were wounded.

Bombs exploded when the Mr.Anura Bandaranaike , Member of Parliament, was addressing the meeting.

 

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