Grenade attack kills soldier, injures wife in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 28 December 2005, 04:29 GMT]
Mr. Sunil, a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier, was killed, and his wife and brother-in-law were injured when unknown assailants hurled a grenade and opened fire inside the soldier's house located in Sangamam, a suburb located about five km northeast of Trincomalee town along Kandy-Trincomalee highway Tuesday night around 9 p.m, sources in Trincomalee said.

The injured are warded in the Trincomalee general hospital, sources said.

The soldier's death brought the number of killings in a three day period in Trincomalee to four marking an escalation in violence in the district.

A Sinhalese trader Mr. Albert Hendric Weerakody was shot dead on December 24th night. Next day night two three-wheeler drivers Tamils were killed in two separate incidents, police said

 

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