Claymore explosion injures three policemen, three civilians in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 12 September 2006, 10:20 GMT]
Three policemen and three civilians were injured when a claymore mine kept along the Central Road in Trincomalee town exploded Tuesday morning around 11.30 a.m. The claymore mine had been detonated targeting a police jeep travelling through the road at that time, police sources said.

Tension prevailed in the area and all business establishments were closed. Additional Sri Lankan troopers and police rushed to the site and stopped all traffic and civilian movement through the road. Cordon and search operation was carried out.


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