2 killed, Claymore mines target homeguards in Vavuniya settlement

[TamilNet, Thursday, 04 May 2006, 09:34 GMT]
Two home guards were killed and four injured Thursday around 8.55 a.m., when a chain of Claymore mines exploded one by one targeting a group of 9 Sri Lankan homeguard troopers, in Avaranthulava, a Sinhala settlement located 15 km northwest of Vavuniya.

The homeguards in Avaranthulava, were returning from their posts after night duty, Vavuniya Police said.

 

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