Sri Lanka: Military says rebels bombed train

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December 18, 2007 18:19

 
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Suspected rebels detonated a bomb near a mail train in eastern Sri Lanka on Tuesday evening, the military said. There were no immediate reports of casualties, military spokesman Brig. Udaya Nanayakkara said. The attack took place about 8:30 p.m. near Kantale railway station, outside the eastern city of Trincomalee, when a claymore mine detonated near the train's engine, he said.

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