Three injured in grenade explosion in Trinco

[TamilNet, Thursday, 06 October 2005, 16:49 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army soldier, a police constable and a civilian were injured when unidentified persons lobbed a grenade into the checkpoint which is located in the heart of the Trincomalee town along the Sea View Road, around 8.30p.m., Thursday.

They were immediately admitted at the Trincomalee general hospital and are reported to be out of danger, Trincomalee Police said.

Security forces immediately cordoned off the Sea View road and blocked all traffic and the movement of pedestrians and began intensive search operation in the vicinity, civil sources said.

Meanwhile, residents in Trincomalle said another explosion was heard in the town around 9.30 p.m., Thursday.

Further details were not known

 

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