Thar Jath rig site

16 February 2000

Thar Jath rig site bombed. One (approx) 500 lb bomb about five km south of rig. Followed by twelve (approximately) 51 mm mortar rounds dropped within Army camp. All dropped from a turbo twin prop plane (Antonov).

Perpetrator: The Army admitted responsibility stating that they were after a nearby village but had used the wrong co-ordinates. Rig fully evacuated.

Reference: Lundin Diary of Events p 7, Aktbilaga 874 p 73


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