Gunmen fire at Police Jeep, Sub-Inspector wounded

[TamilNet, Monday, 03 October 2005, 17:26 GMT]
An unidentified group of armed men fired at a Sri Lankan Police Jeep near Mandur in the east around 7:30 p.m. Monday wounding the Mandur Sub-Inspector of Police, Mr. S. Vickrama, 42, police sources said. The sub inspector was rushed to Kaluwanchikudy Hospital.

Four policemen riding with the Sub-Inspector escaped from the gunfire and returned fire at the attackers, police said.

The policemen were returning from Palaimunai to Mandur.

The attack took place near Palaimunai School in Mandur 35 km southeast of Batticaloa.

 

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