posted on Jul, 7 2004 @ 03:08 AM
A woman has blown herself up killing 5 people and injuring 11 in a police station as she was being frisked on her way into the station.
Five Dead, 11 Injured in Sri Lanka
Police said the woman was being frisked on her way into the station when the blast occurred.
The island is struggling to end a decades-long civil war with Tamil Tiger rebels but the government and rebels have been observing a truce since
The bombing comes two days after "Black Tiger Day," which marks the anniversary of the first suicide bombing by a rebel soldier on July 5, 1987.
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This is breaking news and there is no more information at this time, an update will follow when more information is available.
The Australian is reporting that the police is not sure of the identity of the woman. She had been taken to the police station after they found her
movements suspicious. The link can be found below.
Suicide bomber strikes in Sri Lanka
[edit on 7-7-2004 by Muaddib]