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DPU Claymore explodes claiming the life of attacker

[TamilNet, Sunday, 29 June 2008, 13:35 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier was killed while he was engaged in setting up a Claymore mine in Vannearikku'lam in Karaichchi division of Ki'linochchi, Sunday morning around 9:30, Tamileelam police officials in Ki'linochchi said. The SLA DPU team that hurriedly withdrew from the area, had left behind the dead body of the SLA soldier, 2 km away from the site of the blast. Police said a bus carrying civilians was approaching the area when the explosion took place.

The SLA DPU team soldier infiltrated the LTTE area with Tiger uniform
TamilNet reporter visited the site of the explosion located on Akkaraayan Jeyapuram road and witnessed the civlian bus at the site of the explosion and the dead body of the SLA soldier, which was recovered near the site.




SLA Claymore
The site of the Claymore explosion [Photo: TamilNet]
Tamileelam Police allowed media to photograph the dead body of the SLA DPU attacker.

 

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