Claymore explosion in Trinco injures SLA soldier

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 16 May 2006, 10:43 GMT]
One soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) lost one of his legs in a claymore explosion that took place Tuesday morning around 8.30 a.m. in Puliyankulam area in Uppuveli Police division in Trincomalee district. This incident took place when a group of SLA soldiers were engaged in road clearing patrol, according to Uppuveli Police.

The injured soldier was airlifted to Colombo National Hospital in a critical condition, sources said

More government troops and policemen were rushed to the site and launched a cordon and search operation in the area, sources said.

Meanwhile, one of the three injured home guards in a claymore explosion that took place Tuesday morning at 99th milepost in Thamplakamam division succumbed to injuries. Other injured home guards were admitted at the Kantalai district hospital, sources said.

The security in the Trincomalee town and its suburbs were tightened following these claymore mine attacks on Tuesday, sources said.

 

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