Claymore attack kills homeguard in Ampaa'rai

[TamilNet, Monday, 11 August 2008, 11:35 GMT]
A Claymore ambush at Chava'lakkadai in Ampaa'rai district Monday morning killed a homeguard, who was engaged in a road clearing patrol with Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) commandos, Police said. Another homeguard was wounded in the attack.

The homeguard killed in the ambush was identified as Ahmed Lebbai Mohmed Thatheer, 37,

The attack took place around 10:00 a.m.

Residents in the area said the Sri Lankan forces launched a search operation in the area and that young passengers were beaten by the STF.


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