Poththuvil SLFP Organizer escapes grenade attack

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 July 2007, 18:03 GMT]
Unidentified persons hurled a grenade attack Wednesday around 9:30 p.m on the residence of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Poththuvil electorate Organizer in Ampaa'rai district, Ahamed Lebbai Abdul Majeed, causing heavy damage to his house, Ampaa'rai police said. Abdul Majeed's wife and children narrowly escaped death.

The attack is likely due to a conflict between the political parties in Poththuvil electorate, the police said.

Abdul Majeed was recently appointed SLFP Organizer for Poththuvil electorate.


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