One PC killed, two STF troopers seriously injured in Amparai

[TamilNet, Sunday, 05 November 2006, 10:27 GMT]
Unidentified persons triggered a claymore device Saturday around 7:45 p.m. targeting a truck carrying Special Task Force (STF) troopers and police at Pottuvil in Amparai district, killing a police constable and seriously injuring two STF troopers.

The dead policeman was identified as T. N. Jayawardne, 35.

L. Nanthasri, 33 and U. Ranatunge 38 were the two STF troopers seriously injured in the blast.

The injured men were rushed to Pothuvil hospital.

Pottuvil is located 50 km south east of Amparai.


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