Landmine blast in Muhamalai; one killed

2013-09-24 11:35:21

One person was killed and two others injured in a landmine explosion in uncleared minefield in Muhamalai, Jaffna, this afternoon, sources said.

The victims are reported to have been traveling on a tractor into the minefield disregarding the warning signs to cut firewood when the landmine exploded.

The body of the victim is currently at the Palai hospital and the two 17-year-old boys are treated at the Kilinochchi Base Hospital, they said.

  Comments - 10

  • filldam Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:56

    We done..!!

    It was well expected after the election defeat to warn the "Democratic Heroes" while the so called "War Heroes" are standing at every 50m all over the N&E and guarding their motherland - Is it the beginning of another humanitarian operation?

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    Nodrog Tuesday, 24 September 2013 13:39

    Its a simple case of ignoring warning signs....don't make it sound like a Army vs civilians conspiracy.

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    Srilankan Wednesday, 25 September 2013 03:01

    U stupids always need to create some fabricated stories and make havoc among ethnic communities.That ear was over, everybody knows why people like U're barking on this kind of incidents.

    Reply : 5       20

    PLP Wednesday, 25 September 2013 03:18

    Will their be peace and reconciliation with idiots like these commenting with prejudice coming from their racism and extremism, before finding true facts.

    Reply : 3       21

    mataraman Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:59

    Post election result

    Reply : 50       13

    haa hoo Tuesday, 24 September 2013 14:54

    Why firewood in an uncleared area? Who went there?

    Reply : 6       7

    Bawa Tuesday, 24 September 2013 15:24

    You disapora boys need to learn to read first. Oh wait prabha blew up your schools. It says the uncleared minefield was clearly marked.

    Reply : 5       20

    umpire Tuesday, 24 September 2013 23:44

    Fishy !!

    Reply : 13       7

    Rohan Wednesday, 25 September 2013 00:00

    its three ignorant uneducated individuals ignoring the danger and enter in to a mine field! Let's talk how government can fast track clearing those mine fields. Its a must do, to save poor souls in north and east. via DM Android App

    Reply : 3       24

    C.K.Lankaputhra Wednesday, 25 September 2013 01:52

    Signal to democracy in North.

    Reply : 22       7

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