One killed in explosion

[TamilNet, Thursday, 16 July 1998, 23:59 GMT]
A fisherman was killed and three others were wounded when a land mine exploded this morning around 11.00 in Negombo, north of Colombo, said police sources there.

The fishermen had gone to the seashore to sort the morning's catch of fish when they stepped on a mine, they added.

The wounded have been admitted to the Negombo hospital.


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