Claymore blast kills two SLA soldiers, injures 3

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 August 2006, 06:02 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were killed and 3 others were injured in a claymore mine attack at Velveri, about 20 k.m. north of Trincomalee, around 8 a.m., Tuesday. The SLA soldiers were on a road clearing operation along Trincomalee-Anuradhapura road when they were attacked, police sources in the eastern port town said.

Injured soldiers were admitted to the Trincomalee navy hospital.

Sri Lankan Government troops launched a cordon and search operation in the surroundings of the area, the sources said

 

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