Parcel bomb defused in Eravur

[TamilNet, Sunday, 22 August 2004, 09:30 GMT]
A parcel bomb is found in front of a shop in Eravur, 14 kilometres north of Batticaloa was defused by the Sri Lanka army Sunday morning around 8, Police said. A shopkeeper in Iyankerni, a large Tamil neighbourhood of Eravur town, had found a suspicious parcel lying in front of his shop early morning.

A bomb disposal unit from the Kommathurai SLA camp was called to the spot after the shop owner reported the matter to Eravur Police.

Kommathurai is three kikometres from Eravur.


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