Claymore attack injures STF trooper in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 08:34 GMT]
A Sri Lankan Special Task Force commando was wounded in a Claymore ambush at Kalladi, a suburb of Batticaloa city, Tuesday around 7:30 a.m., Police said.

STF opened fire following the attack and launched a cordon and search operation in the area, local residents said.

The wounded STF trooper, rushed to Batticaloa hospital, was identified as M. Gunawardene, 36.

Kalladi is located 3 km south of Batticaloa town.


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