Lieutenant General Nalin Angammana
|Native name||ලුතිනන් ජෙනරාල් නලින් අංගම්මන|
|Died||1995 (aged 49–50)|
|Place of birth||Kandy, Sri Lanka|
|Place of death||Batticaloa, Sri Lanka|
|Service/branch||Sri Lanka Army|
|Unit||Sri Lanka Engineers|
|Commands held||General Officer Commanding, 3rd Army Division|
Lieutenant General Nalin Angammana (Sinhalese language: ලුතිනන් ජෙනරාල් නලින් අංගම්මන) (1945 – 1995), Commander of Sri Lanka's 3rd army division, was one of the distinguished Generals in the Sri Lanka army. He is the most senior officer of Sri Lanka Army to be killed in battlefield during the Sri Lankan Civil War. Angammana was educated at Dharmaraja College, Kandy. He was commissioned to the Sri Lanka Engineers corps as he joined the Army. On July 30, 1995, when he was returning from an investigation into a terrorist attack on a government camp, the vehicle he was returning, caught in a land mine buried by the LTTE. Angammana, with 3 other officers was killed due to the explosion. 13 other soldiers were injured.
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- "LTTE's three times lucky terror at Katunayake". Sunday Times. 2001. http://sundaytimes.lk/010729/sitrep.html. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- "Sri Lanka Army". Nowpublic. http://www.nowpublic.com/world/sri-lanka-army. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- "Dharmaraja honours her war heroes". The Island. 2009. http://www.island.lk/2009/07/30/news29.html. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- "Brigadier Nalin Angammana,". CNN. 1995. http://www-cgi.cnn.com/ASIANOW/asiaweek/96/0112/feat2.html. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
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