Youth killed near Kurunakar SLA Camp

[TamilNet, Sunday, 13 January 2008, 17:12 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) claimed an unidentified youth detonated a hand bomb and died Sunday early morning at 2:30 a.m, near Kudaakkadal, Kurunakar within Jaffna municipal council area while trying to infiltrate through barbed wire fencing around the Army camp.

SLA told Jaffna magistrate R.T.Wignarajah that two youths near Kudaakkadal area attempted to penetrate into their camp and one of the youths committed suicide by detonating an explosive device, the

Jaffna police recovered the body and handed it over to Jaffna teaching hospital Sunday noon. The body is being kept in the hospital for postmortem examinations and identification, hospital sources said.

In a similar incident in nearby Koddady earlier, two youths detonated hand bombs and killed themselves.

 

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