Claymore blast on MSR

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 20 November 2001, 06:56 GMT]
Three Policeman, including an officer were killed in a claymore mine attack by the Liberation Tigers at Poonaavai on the Medawachchiya-Vavuniya road, around 9.50 a.m. Tuesday, security sources said. The attack took place in the high security zone, on the Main Supply Route (MSR) to Vavuniya, near Sri Lanka Navy camp at Poonaavai.

A civilian was also wounded in the incident, according to the sources.

The policemen were travelling in a jeep from Anuradhapura to Vavuniya when their vehicle was hit by the blast.

The wounded have been admitted at the Anuradhapura hospital.

 

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