Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army Major General Parami Kulatunga and three others were killed when an LTTE suicide bomber on a motorcycle exploded around 7.45 a.m. Monday (26), June 2006, close to Pannipitya junction, 17 kilo meters away from Colombo City.
The back up vehicle and the car in which the Major General was attacked when he was on his way to office, the car was set ablaze by the explosion killing the driver Sergeant Gomes and Corporal Buddika including Major General Kulatunge.
Three Army personnel including Deputy Chief of Staff, Sri Lanka Army, Major General Parami Kulathunga, were killed due to the explosion. LTTE terrorists are suspected to be behind the cowardly attack carried in the highly populated city area. Latest reports say that four people including three Army personnel were killed and another five more people were received injuries due to the suicide bomb explosion carried out by LTTE, today morning in Pannipitiya. People who received injuries were admitted to the Colombo National hospital, Kalubowila Teaching Hospital and Sri Jayawardenapura hospital. more >>> www.defence.lk