Sub-Inspector, 6 police constables wounded in grenade attack in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Friday, 25 November 2005, 16:40 GMT]
A Sri Lankan police Sub-Inspector and six police constables were wounded in a grenade attack around 9:00 p.m. at Iruthayapuram in Batticaloa Friday. An unidentified person riding in a motorbike lobbed a grenade at the police patrol at Iruthayapuram, 2 km north of Batticaloa wounding the policemen, Batticaloa Police said.

The incident took place near the clock-tower located 2 km north of Batticaloa town.

Two police constables of the road monitoring police patrol were seriously injured in the incident, Batticaloa police said.


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