Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Largest ammunition dump explodes in SLA Vavuniyaa camp

Residents of Eerappe'riyaku'am in Vavuniya reported hearing loud explosions, and seeing fire from the ammunition dump of the 211- Due Command of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Vavuniyaa from 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. The explosions have been continuing for more than an hour, according to reports from Vavuniyaa. The ammunition dump is one of the largest used by the SLA, military observers said.

No further details are available.

Similar explosions occurred in the Myliddi SLA camp Saturday.