2 Tamil youths injured in landmine explosion in Mannaar

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 November 2009, 17:51 GMT]
Two Tamil youths deployed by Sri Lanka Army for de-mining in Maanthai west in Mannaar district were injured Thursday around 2:15 pm as they attempted to remove a landmine planted under a tree, sources in Mannaar said.

The injured were identified as A. Suthahar, 21, of Batticaloa and Jeeva, 30, of Vavuniyaa.

They were first admitted to Mannaar general hospital and later transferred to Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

 

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