Sri Lanka blast toll hits 28 dead, dozens wounded - military
A female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a camp which had been set up for civilians fleeing the war zone in the northeast of Sri Lanka, killing 24 people. News coming from Sri Lankan military says the suicide bomber mingled with civilians before blasting herself.
At least 28 people were killed and 90 wounded when a female Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew herself up on Monday at a checkpoint for refugees fleeing Sri Lanka's war zone, the military said.
"Two officers and 18 others were killed from the army, two officers injured and 48 others injured. Eight civilians were killed and 40 others injured. Many of them are women and children" military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said.