PLOTE cadres killed in claymore blast
[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 May 2000, 06:49 GMT]
A senior PLOTE cadre, Vincent, and his assistant identified as Pannai were killed, when a claymore mine packed in a bicycle exploded in Vavuniya town Thursday morning around 9.20 a.m. police sources in Vavuniya said.
The claymore went off near Pillaiyar Kovil junction in the suburb of Soosaipillaiyar Kulam.
The blast occurred in a high security zone. The police has a check post close to the blast site. The police has handed over their bodies to the Vavuniya hospital.