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On Saturday: Seven Sri Lankan armed forces killed

[b]On Saturday: Seven Sri Lankan armed forces killed [/b]

[b] Colombo, 16 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A total of seven Sri Lanka’s security personnel were killed on Saturday 15 April, in two separate incidents when claymore bombs were triggered, allegedly by the rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Earlier the claymore bomb blast was reported from Vavuniya, where four Sri Lanka Army men died on the spot and later the fifth soldier who sustained injuries also succumbed.

The second claymore bomb attack took place at 730.pm yesterday and Two Sri Lanka Air Force personnel were killed and two airmen were wounded, when a claymore mine hit their Jeep in Kappalthurai located 10 kilometers east of Trincomalee.

In the meantime, according to the official website of the Sri Lanka Army, an attempt by the LTTE cadres to trigger two more claymore bombs near Omanthai in the Vavuniya district was foiled on 14 April.

http://www.asiantribune.com/show_news.php?id=17652

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