Mine blast injures 2 fishermen in Vaakarai

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 13 June 2007, 00:02 GMT]
A mine left buried in Vaakarai sea shore in Batticaloa district exploded Monday around 8:30 a.m. injuring two fishermen who had gone fishing in the area, Vaakarai police said.

The injured fishermen are being treated at Vaakarai hospital.

The injured fishermen were resettled last month in their village after having been displaced due to Sri Lanka Army (SLA) offensives on Vaakarai earlier.

 

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