Blast kills two

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 14 June 2000, 06:53 GMT]
Police said two people were killed and thirteen were wounded when a suicide bomber attempted to ram a Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) bus Wednesday morning around 8.30 a.m. at Gemunu junction in Wattala town, a northern suburb of greater Colombo.

Police sources in Wattala said that about 25 air force soldiers were on the bus that was ahead of the attacker on the highway between the Bandaranaike international airport and Colombo.

Unconfirmed reports said two air force personnel were also wounded in the blast.


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