Claymore blast kills 3

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 February 2000, 08:23 GMT]
Three soldiers were killed and 11 wounded when a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) truck from Mannar to Medawachchiya was hit by a claymore mine blast this morning around 11.30 a.m.

The attack took place at Neriyakulam junction, on the Cheddikulam-Medawachchiya road, about 22 km. south-west of Vavuniya.

The wounded soldiers have been rushed to the Anuradhapura hospital. Hospital sources said three of them are in serious condition.

 

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