Grenade thrown again at Batticaloa Thinakural office

[TamilNet, Friday, 10 December 2004, 07:19 GMT]
Two unidentified persons who came in a motorbike threw a grenade into the Eastern Regional office of the popular Tamil daily Thinakkural at 12.10 p.m Friday. The grenade didn't explode, but two senior staff suffered minor injuries caused by fragments of window glass that were broken by the grenade.

Head of the Eastern Regional office, Mr. C. Chandraprakash and Journalist Thillaiyamma Jehannathapillai suffered injuries.

The attackers threw the grenade, as they were blocked at the entrance unable to enter into building, sources in the Batticaloa town told TamilNet.

The office is located at Bailey Road.

Police is investigating the incident.

 

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