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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2643

LTTE targets Tamil bus passengers in Samabalthievu killing bus driver and injuring two passengers

Colombo, 22 September, ( Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the separatist terrorist organization, continues to harass the Tamil civilians and this time by detonating a claymore mine targeting a private bus plying between Trincomalee and Irakkandi .

The bus driver Suntharam of the private bus was killed and two passengers were injured. The injured passengers are admitted to Trincomalee hospital.

The bus with its full capacity was proceeding along Trincomalee – Nilaveli Road when LTTE terrorists cadres detonated the claymore mine, most probably taking cover behind some buildings. The incident took place around 11.45 AM in Salli, a Tamil village, located in Sambalthievu, seven kilometers off the East of Trincomalee.

Uppuveli police are investigating the incident

- Asian Tribune -

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