7 Tamil youths arrested in Chengkaladi

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 September 2007, 18:12 GMT]
Ea'raavoor police arrested seven Tamil youths in the area in a police search following the grenade attack on the police sentry post along Main Street, Chengkaladi, by an unidentified youth on motorcycle Friday morning, the police said. No one was injured in the attack, the police added.

The arrested youths are being detained in Ea'raavoor police station for interrogation.

The youth the motorcycle had approached the police sentry post and hurled a hand grenade before escaping, the police said.

Ea'raavoor police are investigating into the attack.

Chengkaladi is located 13 km northwest of Batticaloa town.

 

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