Sunday, December 28, 2008

LTTE suicide bomb blast near Catholic Church ; 8 killed, 17 injured - Wattala

LTTE terrorists have conventional out a suicide bomb assault shut to the sacred St Ann's minster, Hekitta, Wattla in the north of Sri Lankan capital this morning (Dec 28). According to police sources, a gentleman suicide bomber has exploded himself approximately 9 AM in front of the Civil Defence Force office on the minster road.
Eight people have been killed and 17 others suffered injuries in the physical attack. An Army official and 6 other CDF workers were in the middle of those killed in the bomb blast. 13 CDF personnel and 4 civilians counting a women were reported upset due to the bomb blast.
The upset have been admitted to Teaching Hospital, Ragama and National Hospital, Colombo. Sources in the Ragama hospital said that 2 of the 10 injured admitted to the sanatorium are in grave condition. Later, a CDF guard and a civilian who were in the center of injured admitted to the National Hospital, Colombo had succumbed to injuries.
According to eyewitnesses, the suicide bomber had exploded himself when he was stopped by the security personnel on guard from toward the inside the CDF office.

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