Seventeen persons killed, over two dozens injured- Ampara [4th
civilians, including three children and a SL Army soldier were feared to be amongst
the dead, according to the latest figures received through sources in
the General Hospital, Ampara.
A total of 17 persons are feared dead including 11 females
and 06 males due to the explosion triggered inside a Bibile, Badulla
bound civilian transportation bus from Ampara, at Konduwatuawana, 05
kilometers North West of Ampara, on 02nd April, at 12.10p.m.
Hospital sources confirmed that three children were
among the dead.
According to military sources the explosion was yet
another tracherous act of the reckless terrorist outfit, with callous
disregard to civilian lives.
Meanwhile, the Ampara General Hospital sources said
that 14 bodies were received, while the reported two dozens of civilian
casualties are feared to rise in numbers. Two SL Army soldiers also
Reports quoting military officials at Ampara said,
that the bomb is believed to be laden inside the bus, on a baggage rack.
Adding to the latest reports, the military officials said that
investigations are under way at the site of the explosion.
Earlier, LTTE triggered-off a bus bomb explosion
killing 15 and injuring 40 civilians at Kahawa- Ambalangoda on 06th
On 15th June, 2006 the LTTE terrorist outfit blew a
public transportation civilians at Kebithigolewa- Anuradhapura, killing
at-least 64 people including 15 children.
Bus attack killed 64 civilians including 15 children (15th June
Bus bomb at Kahawa
killed 15 civilians and injured 40 others (06th January
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