Two civilians wounded in grenade attack in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Monday, 24 October 2005, 07:23 GMT]
Two motorbike-riding men Sunday evening lobbed a grenade in front of a shop near Batticaloa Railway station wounding two civilians, Batticaloa police said. The incident took place on Boundary Road at 7.25 p.m.
The wounded civilians,
Mr. Sinnathamby Thuraisingam, 55, and Mr Ranjan Dineshkumar, 16, were rushed to Batticaloa Hospital.
The motive behind the attack was not clear, said Batticaloa police conduting investigations into the incident.