Grenade attack injures woman in Trincomalee
[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 January 2006, 16:28 GMT]
A Sinhala woman was injured when unidentified men threw a grenade at a sentry point located near the Abeyapura Sinhalese settlement near Trincomalee town, Thursday night, sources in Trincomalee said.
Earlier in a separate incident
unidentified persons lobbed a grenade at a sentry point near Kanthasamy
Temple in the Grand Bazaar area of Trincomalee town. However it did not
explode. Bomb disposal squad of the Sri Lanka Army rushed to the site and
defused it, security sources said.
Meanwhile, soldiers of the State armed forces who withdrew from the sentry
points located along the route through which the funeral
procession of slain five Tamil students went Thursday morning, returned
Thursday evening and were seen reconstructing sentry points
destroyed earlier in the day, sources said.