Claymore blast kills policeman

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 January 2000, 15:29 GMT]
A military trained policeman was killed in a claymore blast at Bharathipuram junction about 6 km. west of Vavuniya town along the Mannar trunk road around 8 a.m. today, said police sources.

The attack was launched on a police road clearing patrol the sources said.

The dead policeman is identified as Sarath Kulasinghe of Matara. His body was brought to Vavuniya hospital.

The body was sent to his relatives after a formal inquiry was held.

 

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