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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2611

Two Soldiers killed and three injured in a bomb blast

Sunil C. Perera in Colombo

Colombo, 03 January, (Asiantribune.com): Two soldiers were killed and three injured in a Claymore mine explosion in Kebithigolawa this morning.

The LTTE has detonated the Claymore mine targeting a military vehicle at around 9:30 a.m., the Police say. The vehicle was transporting meals for soldiers, when it was caught up in the claymore explosion this morning.

The three injured soldiers have been admitted to the Kebithigolawa General Hospital.

At present, search operations are being conducted in the area, security sources said.

- Asian Tribune -

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