Vavuniya parliamentarian killed

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 July 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Mr. S. Shanmuganathan, PLOTE parliamentarian for the Vavuniya district, his son and three policemen were killed when a landmine exploded under the vehicle they were travelling in at Irambaikkkulam, 2 km east of Vavuniya around 10.00 p.m. (16.00 GMT) today, said police sources.

MP's wife was critically wounded in the explosion and is admitted to the Vavuniya hospital, said sources in Vavuniya. Several others were also wounded, they added.

Further details are not yet known.


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