6 SLA troopers killed, 4 wounded in Thenmaradchi

[TamilNet, Saturday, 26 August 2006, 09:36 GMT]
Six Sri Lanka Army troopers were killed in a bomb explosion between Eluthumadduval and Muhamalai Saturday around 11:00 a.m. SLA sources said. The SLA troopers were on a road clearing mission when the explosion occurred. Four troopers, wounded in the explosion were rushed to Karainagar Sri Lanka Navy hospital, military sources said.

Military sources claimed that the bomb was an "improvised explosive device."


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