Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Minister escaped,5 injured in a Bomb blast in Ja Ela

Minister for Nation Building,D.M.Dassanayake escaped with minor injuries when his motorcade caught in a powerful claymore mine blast at Ja Ela,on the main highway to the International airport from Capital Colombo.
At least 05 others injured in the attacked and admitted to the Ragama Hospital,according to military spokesman,Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara.
D.M.Dassanayake,who was infamous for his violent activities during the election period was on his way to Colombo from his hometown in Puttalam it is learnt.
Senior military officials said that the attack was most likely the "opportunity target"other than aimed at the minister concerned,who has no involvement in the separatist war,which claimed more than 70,ooo lives in three decades.

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