Claymore attack on SLA tractor in Vavuniya, 2 wounded

[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 January 2006, 07:23 GMT]
Two SLA soldiers were wounded in a Claymore attack on a SLA tractor at Thevakulam, near Ichankulam northwest of Vavuniya around 9:45 a.m. Thursday. One SLA sergeant with serious wounds was rushed to Vavuniya Hospital, Police said. Seven soldiers were traveling in the tractor.

The wounded sergeant, A.W.S. Jayanthikara, was being treated at serious state, cancelling the transfer arrangement to Colombo Hospital, medical sources said.

The Claymore attack took place at Thevakulam located between Puthukulam and Ichankulam northwest of Mannar.

The soldiers were from Kalmadu SLA camp located 12 km northwest of Vavuniya town, sources said.


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