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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2966

Sri Lanka Army’s Deputy Chief of staff killed in bomb explosion

Colombo, 26 June, ( Bomb explosion this morning, killed Deputy Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Army, Major General Parami Kulathunga.

It was revealed that a suicide car bomb exploded this morning around 8.00 am targeting security personnel.

According to reports, the car bomb exploded at Moraketiya junction in Pannapittya,15 km southeast of Colombo. The explosion set the car ablaze also killed three army personnel including Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army.

Further causalities are yet to be known.

Sri Lanka Army suspects it to be the work of the Tamil rebel outfit – Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

- Asian Tribune -

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