Two SLA troopers injured in claymore attack in Karaveddy

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 December 2006, 15:10 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were injured when unidentified gunmen triggered a claymore mine in Yaakeru, Kevalai area in Karaveddy East, Vadamaradchy, at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, sources said. The injured troopers were first taken to Manthikai Hospital and later transferred to Palaly Military Hospital in a helicopter.

The soldiers were on a road patrol from Aayam Santhi SLA camp towards Mandaan when the claymore blast was triggered. Sources said gunmen also fired at the soldiers following the blast.

The mine was fitted close to a unoccupied house in a desolated area near Mandaan,


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