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World IN BRIEF : SRI LANKA

Tamils Ambush Patrol; 29 Slain

August 30, 1996|From Times Wire Reports

Tamil rebels ambushed a police patrol in eastern Sri Lanka. At least 29 people, including 25 police officers, were killed. The largest rebel assault in more than a month occurred near the village of Kudapokuna, about 115 miles east of Colombo, the capital. Thirteen civilians were wounded.

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