Two policemen die in claymore attack in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 12 April 2006, 05:36 GMT]
Two policemen were killed and two others injured when their jeep hit a claymore mine fixed on a tree at fifteenth mile post near Kumburupiddy, about 30 km north of Trincomalee town on Trincomalee-Pulmoddai road Wednesday morning around 8.45 a.m. police sources said.

A resident of the area said he heard the sound of a huge explosion from the Perkar junction passing Kumburupiddy-Vipulananda Village.

The injured were taken to Trincomalee general hospital.

 

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