One SL Police, two civilians injured in Jaffna grenade attack

[TamilNet, Friday, 13 January 2006, 12:16 GMT]
One Sri Lanka Police officer, Mr Piyantha, 46 was seriously injured in Nallur, Jaffna Aadiyapatham Road, Old junction when unknown gunmen hurled a grenade at the officer on patrol at 11.50 a.m. Friday, sources said. Two youths from Neervely, P Anushan, 23, and R Ravi, 21, who were riding on a bicycle closeby were also injured in the explosion. All three have been admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, medical sources said.

Meanwhile, there was another grenade attack at the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) sentry in Aanaikottai, Jaffna at 2.30 p.m. Friday, sources said.

No injuries are reported from this incident. SLA troopers have cordoned off and are conducting searches in the area.

 

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