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Two grenade attacks in Batticaloa, 3 SLA soldiers, policemen wounded

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 November 2005, 15:42 GMT]
Three Sri Lanka Army soldiers were rushed to Batticaloa Hospital with serious injuries following a grenade attack at them in Iruthayapuram 2 km north of Batticaloa town at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, police said. At least two policeman were wounded in a separate grenade attack in Manmunai, 7 km south of Batticaloa.

The SLA soldiers injured in the grenade attack in Iruthayapuram, W.G.K Chandrasena, 20, Monoj Indika, 20, P.S.P Pathirana, 20, were attached to Kallady SLA camp.

The wounded polcemen were also rushed to Batticaloa Hospital, police said adding that there could be more than two policemen injured in the incident.

Further details are not available at the moment.

 

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