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.