Land mine blast in Jaffna

A land mine explosion in Jaffna today injured a mine clearence worker attached to a foreign agency, reports from Jaffna said.The explosion had taken place at Nagar Kovil when land mines were being cleared from a marked area. An employee of Halo Trust sustained facial injuries in the explosion and was taken to hospital.He was admitted to the Jaffna hospital for treatment. (Colombo Gazette)