Claymore attack kills 2 policemen in Ka'luvaagnchikkudi

[TamilNet, Saturday, 24 November 2007, 16:40 GMT]
A Police sub inspector and a constable engaged in a road clearing patrol were killed Saturday morning at 10:00 p.m. when attackers triggered a roadside Claymore mine targeting their motorbike at Ka'luthava'lai in Ka'luvaagnchikkudi. Police have declared curfew and launched a cordon and search operation, following the first Claymore attack in the area after the Sri Lankan forces have brought the entire Batticaloa district under their control, Assistant Superintendent of police (ASP) Ka'luvaagnchikkudi Police division said.

The policemen who were killed in the attack have been identified as Alangama, 31 and Karunathilaka, 28 and their bodies are being kept at Ka’luvaagnchikkudi police station.

Ka'luvaagnchikkudi is located on Kalmunai road, 24 kilometers south of Batticaloa city.


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