SLA soldier killed in Claymore attack in Thenmaradchi

[TamilNet, Monday, 24 April 2006, 14:00 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier was killed and another wounded in a Claymore ambush at Sarasalai Messalai border in Thenmaradachi division of Jaffna district around 5:00 p.m., Monday. All traffic through Kanakampuliyady junction remained closed as SLA soldiers were deployed in the area.

The Claymore mine targeted an SLA road patrol. The attackers also fired at the SLA patrol, Police said.

The wounded soldier was rushed to Palaly military hospital with seriuos injuries.


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