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2 Police killed, 2 EPDP cadres injured in Jaffna claymore attack

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 October 2006, 11:43 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Police constables were killed, one Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier and two cadres of Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) were injured when the pickup truck they were travelling in from Ariyalai along Navalar Road came under claymore attack, close to Kachcheri-Nallur junction, at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, sources in Jaffna said.

The injured EPDP cadres were identified as Kanthan,30, Deputy organizer for the group for Islets off Jaffna town and Kuganesan,33.

The Sri Lanka Police and the SLA soldier were providing security to the EPDP cadres, sources said.

The claymore was fixed to the fence along Navalar road, Jaffna Police said.


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