SLN soldier killed in claymore attack in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Saturday, 04 November 2006, 08:17 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Navy (SLA) personnel was killed and another injured in a claymore mine attack at Allesgarden in the Uppuveli police division, about 3 k.m. north of Trincomalee town, around 9.45 a.m, Saturday. police sources said.

The SLN soldiers were on a road clearing operation. The injured soldier was taken to the Trincomalee general hospital, the police said.

Additional troops and police rushed to the site cordoned off the area and conducted a search, local residents said.


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