Claymore ambush injures 7 SLA troopers in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 05 September 2006, 14:31 GMT]
Seven Sri Lanka Army troopers were seriously wounded in a Claymore attack targeting a SLA truck in Valikamam East in Jaffna district Tuesday around 5:00 p.m., SLA sources in Jaffna said.

The ambush has taken place, between Neerveli and Masivan Junction, on the main road to the SLA base in Achchelu when the vehicle was transferring SLA troopers between checkposts, the sources said.

Wounded soldiers were rushed to Palaly military hospital.

 

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