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More than 15 civilians feared killed in Bus bomb explosion - Ambalangoda. [3rd Lead]

Kebithigollewa, Bus attack killed 64 civilians including 15 children (15th June 2006)

15 civilians are feared dead due to an explosion triggered inside a Matara bound private bus from Colombo bearing no - HZ 1709, at Seenigama, near the Kahawa junction ,16 miles North West of Galle, on 06th January 2007, at around 02.35p.m.

Police sources suspect the explosion to be a suicidal attack, more likely which holds the trade mark of the most treacherous LTTE terrorist organization. The Ambalangoda Police officials said that. remains of two bodies  suspected to be LTTE female suicide bombers were recovered scattered at the scene.

The Ambalangoda Police further said that 10 bodies were immediately transferred to the General hospital at Balapitiya and another dozen were admitted. The Police sources further said that more than 40 civilians are feared seriously injured due to the explosion.

Meanwhile, Karapitiya hospital sources confirmed that the  casualties were immediately brought for intensive medical treatment and said that two were in serious status.

The traffic along the Galle - Colombo (A-2), is being diverted and the commuters are advised to use alternative routes.

The tragedy at Kahawa junction - Ambalangoda, is the consecutive explosion alleged triggered off by LTTE terrorist within 24 hours targeting civilians transportation.


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