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Another claymore blast in Seruvila, 2 policemen killed

[TamilNet, Friday, 21 April 2006, 10:59 GMT]
Two policemen were killed and two others were injured when a claymore mine hit a police jeep at Thanganagar village in Seruvila division in Trincomalee district around 2:00 p.m., Friday. A mob attack killed one person and burnt five houses in the Tamil village Menkaman after the first claymore attack in Seruvila where a homeguard was killed and a policeman was wounded Friday morning. The Claymore attack in the Sinhala settlement Friday morning was believed to be a retaliation for the killing of a Tamil youth Thursday. Another Tamil was reported missing since Thursday in Trincomalee.

The bodies of dead policemen were handed over to the mortuary of the Serunuwara hospital, police sources said.

 

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