Claymore explosion in Trincomalee, bus driver killed

[TamilNet, Saturday, 22 September 2007, 08:44 GMT]
The driver of a private passenger bus was killed and two others were injured in a claymore mine explosion that took place Saturday morning around 11.30 a.m. at Chaampaltheevu, a Tamil village located along Trincomalee-Nilaave'li road, about seven km off east port town. The site is located in the Uppuveli police division. The claymore mine exploded when the bus was speeding.

The dead driver has been identified as Suntharam, police sources said.

The injured were passengers travelling in the bus.

The bus was bound from I'rakka'ndi to Trincomalee.


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