Claymore attack in Trinco, 2 SLAF personnel killed

[TamilNet, Saturday, 15 April 2006, 14:42 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Air Force personnel were killed and one was wounded when a Claymore mine hit their Jeep in Kappalthurai, located about 10 km from east port town along Trincomalee-Colombo trunk road, military sources in Colombo said. The attack was reported around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Further details are not available at the moment.

The entire Kappalthurai village was displaced in 1990 when Sri Lanka Army launched a military operation in the area and the villagers began to resettle in 1996.

 

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