Claymore blast kills SLA soldier, injures 2

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 09:12 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army soldier was killed and two others were injured in a claymore mine blast on Kodikamam - Pt.Pedro road in the Jaffna peninsula, around 9.30 a.m., Tuesday. The mine was sett off about 500 metres from the Kodikamam junction, targetting the troops on a road clearing operation.

The wounded soldiers were transported to SLA's base hospital at Palaly.

All transport through the blast site was stopped and troops conducted a search operation in the area.


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