Accidental blast kills SLA soldier, injures 2 in Jaffna FDL

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 December 2008, 07:12 GMT]
An accidental explosion occurring Wednesday in one of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) camps in Ki’laali in Notthern Front Defence Line (FDL) area killed a soldier and seriously injured two. Chaavakachcheari Acting Magistrate, S. Kanapathipillai, conducted the inquest into the death at the site.

The soldier killed was identified as H. P. U. Weerasignhe, 28.

The seriously injured soldiers were taken to Palaali military hospital for treatment and those with minor injuries were treated in the local hospital.

The magistrate directed the police to send the body for post mortem examination by Colombo Judicial Medical Officer and submit his report to Chaavakachcheari Court.

The police are investigating into the incident.


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