Advertising office of Colombo Tamil daily attacked

[TamilNet, Saturday, 20 August 2005, 12:56 GMT]
Unidentified persons Saturday evening around 5:30 p.m. lobbed two grenades inside the advertising office of the Tamil daily Sudaroli located in Perara Mawatta, Wellawatte, in Colombo. The grenades did not explode. Three employees were inside the office at the time of the attack. None was hurt, Wellawatte Police said.

Bomb disposal squad of the Sri Lanka Army rushed to the site and defused the unexploded grenades, Police said.

The advertising office of Sudaroli is located in heavily Tamil populated Wellawatte suburb down south of Colombo.

Wellawatte Police is conducting investigations into the incident.


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