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Claymore blast injures 4 policemen in Vavuniya, attacker killed

[TamilNet, Thursday, 03 August 2006, 21:08 GMT]
A police reinforcement team that arrived at Poonthoddam following a sentry in the area came under gunfire was hit by claymore blast, around 1.55 a.m., Friday, injuring four, police in Vavuniya town said. They said the body of a youth was found along with a grenade and a claymore in nearby paddy field when the police searched the area, later in the morning.

Sri Lanka Monioring Mission officials visited the site, Friday.

The injured policemen were taken to Vavuniya hospital, the police said.

Poonthoddam is about 3 k.m., east of Vavuniya,


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