Three policemen seriously injured in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 06 January 2007, 18:02 GMT]
Unidentified armed men opened fire Saturday around 10:00 a.m on a police jeep at Savukkady in Thalavai in the Eravur police division in Batticaloa, seriously injuring three policemen in it, Eravur police said. The injured policemen were rushed to Eravur Base hospital and later transferred to Polanaruwa hospital for further treatment.

The attack was made on the the police unit while returning from a refugee camp at Savukkady in Thalavai.

Thalavai is located 13 km north Batticaloa town.

 

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