Demining workers injured in blast


Three local workers involved in demining programme were critically injured when a grenade exploded while they were clearing mines in the Muhamalai area in Jaffna last afternoon, military spokesman Ruwan Wanigasuriya said.

He said two men and a woman working for Helo Trust were injured and rushed to hospital.
One of the workers had found a grenade and the pin of it which was corroded had given way setting off the explosion, he said.

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