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Sunday, 05 April 2015 - 13:57
3 including an army captain injured following a mistake in landmine disposal
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3 army personnel including a captain received injuries when they attempted to diffuse a landmine buried by the LTTE during war time.

According to the police, the accident occurred in Wilasikulam forest area, at Maranda-madu, in Madu police division.

A Captain of the Engineering Corps, a Corporal and a Soldier who received injuries have been admitted to Vavuniya Hospital

The hospital sources stated that their condition is not critical.

It has been revealed that the landmine exploded due to a delay which occurred during bomb disposal.
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