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FACTBOX-Details of Sri Lankan cricketers injured in gun attack

March 3 (Reuters) - Five Sri Lankan cricketers plus the assistant coach were wounded when around a dozen gunmen attacked their bus as it drove under police escort on Tuesday to a stadium in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Following is a list of the injured players with brief details of their injuries according to vice captain Kumar Sangakkara, who spoke to Reuters by telephone from Lahore.

* Mahela Jayawardena - cut to ankle, minor * Kumar Sangakkara - shrapnel cut to shoulder, minor * Ajantha Mendis - shrapnel wound to back, minor * Tharanga Paranavithana - shrapnel wound to his chest, minor, but went to hospital * Thilan Samaraweera - worst injured with what appeared to be a shrapnel wound to his leg. Taken to hospital, but not seriously wounded.

* Paul Farbrace (assistant coach) - shrapnel wound to his arm, minor.

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