Ex-LTTE man killed in blast

A former member of the LTTE was on Sunday killed and another person injured in a land mine blast when they tried to enter a noncleared area in Sri Lanka’s Tamil dominated northern province, the government said.
Ex-LTTE man killed in blast
Representative image of a landmine


The two were injured in the blast in Jaffna’s Pallai area, the information department said. 
Police said both victims were fishermen and were attempting to use bombs, hidden from LTTE days, for fishing. The explosion took place while they were digging out a bomb, they said.

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