Claymore attack on unmanned SLA post in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Monday, 12 December 2005, 06:12 GMT]
A claymore mine went off Monday morning around 7:00 a.m. at an unmanned SLA post on Vavuniya - Mannar road at Varikuddiyoor, 12 km northwest of Vavuniya town, poice said. Additional troopers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), Special Task Force (STF) and policemen were deployed and the security was beefed up in Vavuniya on Monday.

A policeman was shot and killed on Sunday when unidentified persons abducted an LTTE woman cadre from Vavuniya Hospital where she was undergoing treatment under police custody.

 

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