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Lankan army chief transferred to military hospital

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Colombo, May 6 (UNI) Sri Lanka Army chief Lt Gen Sarath Fonseka, who was critically injured in a suicide bomb attack on his car last month, is ''fast recuperating'' and has been transferred to the Military Hospital.

''Lt Gen Sarath Fonseka who has now regained full consciousness, suffered injuries only to his abdominal area and needs a short period of rest and relaxation as per advice of the medical experts,'' a statement from the Army Headquarters said.

A suspected LTTE suicide cadre, pretending to a pregnant woman, jumped onto the army chief's car and blew herself up inside the heavily-guarded army headquarters in Colombo on April 25.

At least 11 people were killed and 25 others seriously injured including the Army chief.

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