Claymore blast kills two
[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 January 2000, 08:34 GMT]
A Sub Inspector and a policeman were killed in claymore blast at Kappachchi in the Cheddikulam area about 27 km. northwest of Vavuniya around 8.10 a.m this morning security sources said. Three policemen were also wounded in the blast.
The police patrol were on road clearing operation the sources said.
The Tigers set off the claymore and fired with small arms, they added.
The wounded policemen have been admitted to the Anuradhapura hospital, sources added.
Residents said the Sri Lanka Army soldiers and police conducted a search operation in the area.