Claymore blast kills one

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 May 2000, 14:09 GMT]
A Special Task Force (STF) elite soldier was killed and three others, including an officer, were wounded when a land rover they were travelling in was hit by a claymore blast at Nelukkulam around 11 a.m. this morning.

The troops were travelling from Vavuniya to Pambaimadu when it was hit by the blast at Nelukulam 4 km. on the Vavuniya-Mannar road.

The wounded were brought to Vavuniya hospital and later transferred to Anuradhapura, medical sources said.


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