• search

Sri Lanka rebel blast kills 4 soldiers: Army source

By Staff
Subscribe to Oneindia News

COLOMBO, Apr 17: Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels killed four Sri Lankan soldiers in a claymore fragmentation mine ambush today, an army source said, as violence on the island continued to worsen.

''It was a claymore attached to a three-wheeler (auto-rickshaw),'' the source said from the northern town of Vavuniya, just south of rebel territory, where the attack occurred.

''Four army people were killed.'' Another army source in the northern town of Jaffna said another claymore mine had exploded prematurely there, killing the suspected Tiger rebel who was carrying it.

REUTERS

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more