2ND LEAD (Correction)

Woman shoots policeman, companion in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 03 May 2006, 16:54 GMT]
A woman opened fire on a police officer and a civilian riding a motor bicycle Wednesday around 6 p.m at Rambaikulam in Vavuniya, said Vavuniya police. The injured men were rushed to the Vavuniya general hospital and are being treated for gunshot wounds, according to sources.

Vavuniya police is investigating into the incident.

Identity of the attacker and the motivations for the attack are not known.

Rambaikulam is located 1 km north-west of Vavuniya, police said.

 

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