Ten killed in Sri Lanka blast: policee

March 10, 2009 (AFP)- At least 10 people were killed Tuesday and another 25, including two ministers, were wounded in a suicide bomb attack in southern Sri Lanka, a local police official said. Telecommunications minister Mahinda Wijesekara and Cultural Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena were wounded, the official said. He said Wijesekera was in intensive care at a local hospital. The attack came as several key local politicians were attending a function in the town of Akuressa, 160 kilometres (100 miles) south of the capital Colombo, police said.

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