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One killed, 15 injured in Sri Lanka bomb attacks

Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels exploded two roadside bombs in Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna peninsula wounding at least 15 people.

india Updated: Jan 23, 2007 15:34 IST
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Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels exploded two roadside bombs in Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna peninsula on Tuesday, officials said, killing one civilian and wounding 15— including two schoolchildren.

One blast occurred near the garrison town of Jaffna and the other near a market in a small town along a highway that leads to a heavily guarded forward defence line separating government from rebel territory, officials said.

First Published: Jan 23, 2007 09:50 IST