Resettlement worker injured in Vanni explosion dies at Jaffna hospital

[TamilNet, Friday, 28 January 2011, 18:46 GMT]
An unidentified device exploded Friday evening at Tharmapuram in Visuvamadu seriously injuring two young housing workers from Vavuniyaa. One of them, 20-year-old Selvarasa Rathan succumbed to his injuries at Jaffna Teaching Hospital around 8:30 p.m. The doctors at Jaffna Teaching Hospital are trying to save the life of the other victim, 19-year-old Nedungncheliyan Ramanan at the intensive care unit of the hospital, medical sources in Jaffna said.

Both the victims were from Maurthangku'lam, Vavuniyaa.

The area where they were working was cleared by the Sri Lanka Army for unexploded land mines.


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