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Blast in Mullaitivu injures Child

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A 14 year-old school boy was injured due to a blast believed to have occurred from an anti personnel mine on the Chalai-Chundikulam lagoon in Mullaitivu Saturday evening, Military spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said.

The child had sustained injuries to one leg and was admitted to the Kilinochchi Hospital. According to the Army, the victim had come about 2km from his house to the lagoon to catch crabs.

They believe that an anti personnel mine which was laid on the bank may have washed to the lagoon due to rain.( Supun Dias)

  Comments - 4

  • Nodrog Sunday, 03 June 2012 02:37 PM

    Can't believe some gave the thumbs down to my they want more innocent deaths?

    onefourzero Monday, 04 June 2012 10:47 PM

    Thank you Diaspora for supporing the terrorists by sending the funds and arms. Still the innocent the Innocent Tamil people are paying for your sins !

    Nodrog Sunday, 03 June 2012 07:16 AM

    And this is why the re-settlement is taking longer and which the interfering Int'l community does not understand. Time is required to make the areas 100% mine-free else we can look forward to more similar incidents

    M.V.R.Perera Monday, 04 June 2012 07:00 AM

    The blame is on the United Nations Human rights council the TNA and the UNP

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