Three SLA soldiers, policeman injured in grenade attack in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 21 September 2005, 09:33 GMT]
Unidentified attackers lobbed a grenade at a Sri Lanka Army and Police joint foot patrol wounding three SLA soldiers and a policeman near Iruthayapuram public market, 2 km north of Batticaloa town, Police said. The incident took place around 12:30 p.m Wednesday. SLA soldiers opened fire for 10 minutes following the attack, civilian sources said.

The injured SLA soldiers Mr. A. M. Ajithkumara, 36, Mr. S. Santhana, 32, Mr. A. M. Sanjeeva Adigari, 35, and the police constable Mr. A. M. Somasri, 22, were rushed to Batticaloa hospital.

 

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