3 SLA soldiers, 2 Police officers injured in Jaffna attacks

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 December 2005, 17:53 GMT]
Three Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers and two Sri Lanka Police officers were injured in three different attacks against security forces in Jaffna district Monday, sources in Jaffna said.

Two police officers were injured when unidentified gunmen hurled grenades at a Police post along the Kodikamam-Point Pedro road near the Kodikamam junction around 1.30 p.m Monday. Soldiers fired indiscriminately after the incident. Sources said that Kodikamam junction was deserted till Monday evening.

A SLA soldier was injured in a grenade attack followed by gunfire at the SLA sentry in near Kailasapillaiyar temple in Temple Road where Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) offices are located in Nallur Jaffna at 7.30 p.m Monday.

In a third incident, two SLA soldiers were injured when unidentified assailants threw hand grenades into an SLA sentry at Thattatheru junction in Jaffna at 9 p.m.

Meanwhile, following unprovoked attack on two traders at the Irupalai junction by the SLA soldiers Monday morning, Irupalai traders union called for a boycott and closed their shops in protest. The Union officials said that the soldiers are acting in revenge for the earlier grenade attacks and they will continue the shop closure unless their safety is guaranteed to their members

 

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