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SLAF airman killed in Claymore ambush in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 07:23 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) airman wounded in a Claymore ambush at Poovarasankulam, 16 km west of Mannar, around 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, succumbed to his wounds. Two fellow wounded airmen were transferred to Anuradhapura hospital. Sri Lankan forces in the area opened fire after the Claymore explosion, residents said.

The wounded were airlifted to Vavuniya and from there to Anuradhapura.

The airman who succumbed to his wounds while being rushed to hospital was identified as S. Dharmasiri.

Vavuniya District Judge Ilancheliyan Manickavasagar ordered the post-mortem. Judicial Medical Officer Mr. Balachandran attended the post-mortem by the hospital authority, required for airforce personnel.

The body of the SLAF airman killed in Claymore ambush being transferred from Vavuniya hospital in a Buffel Armoured Personnel Carrier after post-mortem

 

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