Six policemen, two civilians seriously injured in claymore attack in Akkaraipattu

[TamilNet, Monday, 11 December 2006, 08:54 GMT]
Unidentified persons triggered a claymore device, targeting a bus in front of Al Hithaya School on Amapari Road at Akkaraipattu, Monday around 10:10 a.m, seriously injuring six policemen and two civilians, Akkaraipattu police said.

The six seriously injured policemen are identified as S. M. Sathath, 42, Nizar, 30, Mohamed Lebbe, 43, Marsup, 32, S. Amaradasa, 52 and Santhirakantha, 20.

The civilians injured are Pirathaban, 22 from Thirukovil, the driver and S. Bala, 34, the conductor of the targeted bus.

The injured men were first rushed to Akkaraipattu and later transferred to Amaprai hospital for additional treatment.

The claymore blast, exploding 500 meters from Amparai town, damaged an electricity transformer nearby, completely cutting off electricity supply to Amparai city.

 

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