Policeman, homeguard injured in Kalmunai grenade attack

[TamilNet, Sunday, 14 August 2005, 15:54 GMT]
Unidentified persons lobbed three grenade into a police checkpoint wounding a police constable and a homeguard at Pandiruppu in Kalmunai at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, Police said.

The injured Police Constable Mr. A. Gunatilleke and the homeguard Mr.M. Azmi were rushed to Kalmunai Ashraff Memorial Hospital.

The attackers had taken position inside the neighbouring land, police said.

The checkpoint, attacked for the second time in three weeks, is located around 500 meters near Kalmunai police station at Thalavettuvan junction on Batticaloa-Kalmunai Road, 39 km. south of Batticaloa.

 

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