Search op following Talgahawewa blast
Two Civil Security guards injured:
ANURADHAPURA: A STF-Police joint search operation was underway
in Talgahawewa along the Kebithigollewa-Yakawewa main road following
yesterday’s bomb blast at Talgahawewa close to Vavuniya-Padaviya defence
Two civil security guards on a motor bicycle after duty at the
Talgahawewa defence line were injured in the blast of the side charger
around 7.45 a.m. yesterday.
The two injured personnel were admitted to the Kebithigollawa
Hospital. They were later transferred to the Anuradhapura Teaching
Hospital for further medical treatment. Kebithigollewa police said the
two are residents of Thalgahawewa.
Last week, in the same locality a civil security guard sustained
serious injuries on his legs when he stepped on a pressure mine hidden
along the road side of Kebithigollewa Yakawewa.