Six SLA troops injured in attack on Varani 52-4 Brigade HQ

[TamilNet, Friday, 30 December 2005, 18:38 GMT]
Six Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were injured in an attack on 52-4 Brigade Head Quarters in Varani, in the Thenmaradchi sector of the Jaffna Penisula, around 9 p.m., Friday, sources from Jaffna said. An explosion was heard in the area, followed by several gunshots, according to residents in the area. The SLA camp is located on the Kodikamam – Pt.Pedro road, between Varani market and Varani Maha Vidyalayam.

The injured SLA troops have been transported to Palaly military hospital, sources said.

SLA troops have launched a search operation in the area, civilian sources said.

 

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