2008 Sri Lanka Vavuniya bombing

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Coordinates: 8°45′00″N 80°28′59″E / 8.75°N 80.483°E / 8.75; 80.483

2008 Sri Lanka Vavuniya bombing
LocationVavuniya, Sri Lanka
DateJune 16, 2008 (UTC+5:30)
Attack type
Bomb on a motorcycle

The 2008 Sri Lanka Vavuniya bombing was a bombing on a police station that killed 12 members of police and injured 40 including children in the town of Vavuniya, Northern Province, Sri Lanka on June 16, 2008. The bombing was carried out by detonating a motorcycle laden with explosives, although the perpetrator has not been confirmed, the Tamil Tigers is believed to be responsible.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Policemen die in Sri Lanka attack". BBC News. 2008-06-16. Retrieved 2008-06-16.

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