SLA bus hit by claymore in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 01 July 1999, 09:17 GMT]
Five SLA soldiers were wounded this morning around 10 a.m. in Nunavil on the Jaffna-Chavakachcheri (Kandy) road when the vehicle in which they were traveling was hit by a claymore mine exploded by the Liberation Tigers. The Kandy road was closed to traffic following the attack.

Two soldiers may have been killed in the mine blast according to unconfirmed reports from the area. The soldiers were traveling in an army transport bus said sources in Jaffna. Three soldiers were killed yesterday by another claymore blasted by the Liberation Tigers in Varani, in the Vadamaradchi division of the Jaffna peninsula.


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