Four grenade attacks on SLA troopers in Vadamaradchi

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 January 2007, 01:04 GMT]
Four hand grenade attacks were targetted towards Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers at four different places in Vadamaradchi Monday, sources in Point Pedro said. No SLA soldiers were injured in the attacks. However, SLA sources said that in one of the attacks at Alayady are in Polikandy, a member of the Liberation Tigers was killed.

Unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade on an SLA road patrol at Salaiady on Jaffna-Point Pedro road, close to Vadamaradchy Hindu Girls' College, around 11:30 a.m, minutes before an SLA convoy passed the area.

In another incident, unidentified men threw a hand grenade on a SLA road patrol at Alayady area in Polykandy around 12 noon. The SLA troopers shot dead a youth and claimed that he lobbed the hand grenade. The SLA also said that they discovered a claymore device planted by him. The body was handed to Valvettithurai police who transferred the body to Valvettithurai hospital for postmortem examinations.

In a third incident, the SLA sentry post on College road in front of Point Pedro Hartley College, was attacked by unknown gunmen who lobbed hand grenade at the troopers manning the sentry at 1:00 p.m. The sentry is located inside an area in the High Security Zone (HSZ).

In another incident unknown me hurled hand grenades at a SLA road patrol at Vathiry in Karaveddy around 5:00 p.m. No one was injured in this attack.

 

Latest 15 Reports
11.07.20 03:40   Photo
CBK, Kadirgamar condemned at Navaali genocidal massacre remembrance event
10.07.20 00:05   Photo
SL Police harasses Shivajilingam at 25th Remembrance of Navaali massacre in Jaffna
09.07.20 09:33  
SL Navy brutally assaults Tamil fishers in Mullaith-theevu
08.07.20 16:33   Photo
Sinhala colonists encroach into Kangku-veali, Mean-kamam reservoirs in Trincomalee
07.07.20 19:36   Photo
Colombo schemes to expand ilmenite scooping into North from Pulmoaddai in East
06.07.20 19:06  
Colombo transfers Tamil Political Prisoners to notorious Anuradhapura prison
05.07.20 23:06   Photo
University students, Shivajilingam brave SL harassment to commemorate fallen Black Tigers
04.07.20 22:28   Photo
Monk commanding Sinhala-Buddhicisation of North-East threatens Tamil villagers in Batticaloa
03.07.20 19:28   Photo
After Naavat-kuzhi, Colombo targets Poonakari for Sinhala colonisation across Jaffna lagoon
02.07.20 22:26  
Colombo imposes restrictions on Tamil valour related symbolism in schools of North
01.07.20 13:22  
New secret unit among four SL military and police squads competing to arrest Tamil youth in North
30.06.20 22:10  
Tamils blocked from accessing properties near SL Navy training base in Champoor, Trincomalee
29.06.20 23:29   Photo
Moragoda advising Gotabaya prompts Sinhala parties to scrap Provincial Councils
28.06.20 22:06  
India privileging BRIC/RIC over Quad ‘discordant’, says former US top diplomat
27.06.20 22:11  
Indo-Pacific expert wants US to seek opportunities in ‘Sri Lanka’
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=20857