SL Police arrests two Tamils in Mannar

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 14 December 2005, 11:25 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police took two Tamil youths into custody in a three-hour cordon and search operation conducted in the bazaar area of the Mannar town Wednesday morning by combined armed forces. These youths are now detained in the Mannar Police Station and are being interrogated, civilian sources said.

Security Forces checked all vehicles and questioned drivers and passengers, sources said.

Armed forces in the Mannar district are put on red alert following the grenade attack on the Pesalai police post Monday night in which twenty-five police personnel were injured.

All the injured have been transferred to hospitals in Anuradhapura and Colombo due to security concerns in Mannar hospital, sources said.


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