Vavuniya blast kills 2, wounds 2

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 August 2000, 12:44 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers, including an officer, were seriously wounded in an explosion in the high security zone of Vavuniya town around 5.30 p.m. Wednesday, security sources said. SLA sources in Vavuniya said that the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber, who was also killed in the incident. A civilian bystander, Thiruvaathirai Pushpalatha (12), was killed in the blast, sources said.

A SLA vehicle was also damaged in the explosion which took place in front of the Town Council.

 

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