Three SL security forces personnel killed in Jaffna attacks

[TamilNet, Friday, 16 June 2006, 01:03 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers and one Sri Lanka Police constable were killed and two SLA troopers injured in four different attacks in Jaffna district in the last 24 hours, sources in Jaffna said.

Unknown gunmen attacked a group of three SLA soldiers on a road clearing patrol along Kankesanthurai (KKS) road in Inuvil area at 7.30 a.m. Thursday. One soldier who was seriously injured in the attack died on his way to the Palaly Military Hospital, SLA sources said.

Another SLA soldier was shot dead during a road patrol by an unknown gunman waiting in ambush in Neerveli, Valigamam east at around 12:00 noon, sources said.

A Police officer in civilian clothes was shot dead in Jaffna town along Kasturiar Road near Kannathiddi junction by an unidentified gunman at 4:45 p.m., Thursday. Businesses closed and streets were deserted after the shooting. The officier died on the spot, sources in Jaffna said.

Meanwhile, two SLA troopers were injured Wednesday night 7:30 p.m. when the SLA sentry point located at the Nallur Temple Road and Jaffna Hospital Road junction came under grenade attack. The soldiers were taken to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital and were being treated there, hospital sources said.

 

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