Two civilians killed in police fire, policeman wounded in grenade attack
[TamilNet, Saturday, 21 January 2006, 08:57 GMT]
Two civilians were killed when policemen opened fire following a grenade attack at Chettikulam, where a policeman was wounded. The civilians killed were attackers, the Police claimed.
Details of the two travellers killed in police fire, were not available at the moment.
The injured police constable was immediately admitted to the Chettikulam district hospital. He was later transferred to Anuradhapura hospital in a police ambulance.
The sentry point of the Sri Lanka Police is located at Chettikulam junction along Mannar-Madawachchiya main road.