SLN, SLA chiefs arrive in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Monday, 29 November 2004, 15:34 GMT]
Rear Admiral Daya Sandagiri, Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and the Chief of Armed Forces and Major General Shantha Kottegoda, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) are reported to have arrived in Trincomalee Monday evening to assess the security situation in the east port town on the instruction of the Sri Lanka's President Ms Chandrika Kumaratunge following violent incidents that have taken place Monday, Colombo security sources said.

Meanwhile, more violent incidents are reported to have taken place in Abeyapura, Anpuvallipuram and other areas Monday evening.

Following an incident where a grenade was hurled near Abeyapura, a Sinhala settlement where Sri Lanka Navy has been placed in charge of security, the Security forces had opened fire in air.

Consequently, a large number of Tamil residents of Anpuvallipuram is reported to have sought refuge in Hindu temples and schools in these areas, civil sources said.

In the meantime, a private passenger bus belonging to a Tamil person was burnt down at Fifth Mile post by a mob.

A Tamil youth, a resident of Thirukadaloor was injured in a grenade attack Monday night, sources said.

In another development, the Police through loudhailers announced in the town and its suburbs Monday night that the curfew imposed in the day would continue until further notice, sources said.

 

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