SLA soldier killed in claymore blast

[TamilNet, Friday, 16 November 2001, 12:48 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier was killed and two others were wounded in a claymore mine attack by the Liberation Tigers in the Kalmadhu region in Vavuniya, around 9.20 a.m. Friday, security sources said.

The sources said, the Tigers triggered the claymore targeting the soldiers who were cycling from Poompuhar SLA camp to a mini camp at Kidachoori. The attack took place on Kalmadhu-Maravankulam road.

The soldier who was killed in the attack was identified as Indika Kumara. His body was brought to Vavuniya hospital. The wounded soldiers were taken to Anuradhapura hospital, the sources said.


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