Bomb goes off in Colombo

[TamilNet, Friday, 15 September 2000, 04:29 GMT]
At least seven persons, including a Policeman were killed and 25 wounded in an explosion near downtown Colombo Friday morning around 10.05 a.m. The blast was on Deans Road in Maradane, Police sources in Colombo said.

The explosion was caused by a suicide bomber who appears to have targeted a security forces vehicle on Deans Road near the Eye Hospital junction, Police Headquarters sources said.


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