Four SL Police injured in attack on Chunnakam EPDP office

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 05 July 2006, 15:56 GMT]
Four Sri Lanka Police constables deployed on security duty at the Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP) office located along Jaffna-KKS Road in Chunnakam were seriously injured when unknown assailants hurled several hand grenades inside the office building at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Chunnakam police said.



The EPDP office is located adjoining the Chunnakam Police Station and the Chunnakam Sri Lanka Army (SLA) camp.

SLA soldiers blocked traffic along the Jaffna-KKS road and conducted search operation in the area.

Earlier at 3:00 p.m. a SLA soldier engaged in street patrol on Jaffna-KKS Road near Chunnakam junction was seriously injured when an unknown gunmen threw a grenade at him. He was taken to Palaly Military Hospital for treatment, security sources said.

Meanwhile, SLA soldiers and unknown gunmen exchanged gunfire for more than five minutes near Udupiddy junction SLA sentry point in Vadamaradchy at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday. There were no reported injuries to local residents as most of them are confined to their homes after dark. No other details are available on the incident.

Also, Wednesday morning unknown assailants hurled a hand grenade at the SLA troops on security duty near Jaffna Hindu College, sources said. The grenade did not explode. Soldiers of the SLA bomb disposal squad rushed to the scene to take care of the grenade.

 

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