Muslim engineer’s house attacked in Kalmunai

[TamilNet, Monday, 22 December 2008, 14:44 GMT]
Unidentified armed men, who arrived at the house of Kalmunai Town Council Engineer in Chainthamaruthu in Klamunai lobbed grenade at his house and set fire to the vehicles parked inside the premises, Kalmunai police said. Meanwhile residents said that there had been difference of opinion between the engineer and paramilitary Karuna group regarding a new housing project launched a few days ago in Kalmumunai Tamil area in Ampaa'rai district.

The house attacked belongs to Abdul Jabar Althul Alim Jowsi, 38, the engineer attached to Kalmunai Town Council, located near Chainthamaruthu public market.

The engineer was asleep with his family when the gunmen lobbed grenades.

The attackers opened fire on the pickup vehicle before setting fire to it, a car and a motorcycle, the police said.

Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) commandos and police jointly conducted a cordon and search Sunday from 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m., arresting 12 youths, including 7 Tamils and 5 Muslims, in Kalmunai Police division in Ampaa’rai district.

Chainthamaruthu is situated 2 km from Kalmunai town and the areas searched are located 4 km north of Kalmunai town.

 

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