One killed in attack in SRI LANKA

(Colombo) Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels detonated an anti-personnel mine near the northern town of Vavuniya on Monday, killing one soldier and wounding three civilians.


The Claymore mine attack targeted a group of soldiers on foot patrol informed Gamini Silva, Deputy Inspector General of Police.

A civilian bus that was passing by was also hit by the blast, and three of the civilian passengers were wounded.

Silva said that the attack bore the hallmark of the separatist Tamil Tiger rebels. (AP)

Von: Monday, June 12, 2006

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