Nalin Angammana

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Nalin Angammana
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Lieutenant General Nalin Angammana
Native name ලුතිනන් ජෙනරාල් නලින් අංගම්මන
Born 1945
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Died 1995 (aged 49–50)
Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Allegiance Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Service/branch Sri Lanka Army
Rank Lieutenant General
Unit Sri Lanka Engineers
Commands held General Officer Commanding, 3rd Army Division
Battles/wars

Lieutenant General Nalin Angammana (Sinhala: ලුතිනන් ජෙනරාල් නලින් අංගම්මන) (1945 – 1995), Commander of Sri Lanka's 3rd army division, was one of the distinguished Generals in the Sri Lanka army.[1] He is the most senior officer of Sri Lanka Army to be killed in battlefield during the Sri Lankan Civil War. Angammana was educated at Dharmaraja College, Kandy.[2] He was commissioned to the Sri Lanka Engineers corps as he joined the Army. On July 30, 1995, when he was returning from an investigation into a terrorist attack on a government camp, the vehicle he was returning, caught in a land mine buried by the LTTE.[3] Angammana, with 3 other officers was killed due to the explosion. 13 other soldiers were injured.

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  1. ^ "LTTE's three times lucky terror at Katunayake". Sunday Times. 2001. Retrieved 2011-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Dharmaraja honours her war heroes". The Island. 2009. Retrieved 2011-06-11. 
  3. ^ "Brigadier Nalin Angammana,". CNN. 1995. Retrieved 2011-06-11. 

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