SLA soldier killed, 2 wounded in Claymore attack in Vadamaradchi

[TamilNet, Monday, 03 July 2006, 12:43 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army soldier was killed and two were wounded in a Claymore attack that took place in Thikkam, Vadamaradchi North, around 2:40 p.m. Monday, Police said. A Sri Lanka Air Force helicopter was needed to transport the wounded soldiers to Palaly military hospital.

The SLA soldiers were on a road clearing foot patrol from Thikkam Junction towards Vathiri when the Claymore mine exploded.

The attack has taken place 600 meters away from Thikkam SLA camp.


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