Bomb blast injures three

[TamilNet, Monday, 21 May 2001, 10:30 GMT]
Three people were wounded in an explosion at the Trincomalee District Secretariat complex around 3 p.m. Monday. The explosion was caused by an anti personnel mine, the police said. The District Secretariat is situated inside the Fort Frederick where the Gajaba Regiment of the Sri Lanka Army is stationed.

The blast which occured inside the office of the Department of Rehabilitation has caused considerable damages, officials said.

Palitha, a driver attached to the office lost one of his legs in the explosion. The other two sustained minor injuries, the police said.

 

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