Grenade lobbed at SLA sentry post in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 08 September 2005, 23:18 GMT]
Two unidentified attackers riding in a motorbike lobbed a grenade at the Sri Lanka Army sentry post located near the Batticaloa Railway station at Kalliyankadu in Batticaloa. The incident took place Thursday around 7:30 p.m. Four SLA soldiers who were on duty, narrowly escaped from the attack, Police said.

The sentry post at Kalliyankadu has been subjected to grenade attack for the fourth time within a period of five weeks.

The sentry post is located 2 km east of Batticaloa town.


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