Five SLA soldiers killed in blast

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 11 July 2000, 07:35 GMT]
Five Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were killed and four were seriously wounded in a claymore blast at the 8th mile post along Vavuniya-Mannar road around 11.45 a.m. Tuesday, said sources.

Sources said the soldiers were travelling in a Buffel armoured vehicle which was also damaged in the blast.

The wounded soldiers were brought to Vavuniya hospital and immediately transferred to Anuradhapura hospital for further treatment, hospital sources said.

 

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