Businesses target of two Vavuniya grenade attacks

[TamilNet, Friday, 17 March 2006, 10:05 GMT]
Unknown group of men hurled hand grenades near business establishments in Vavuniya town Thursday night escalating fear and tension among the Vavuniya trading community which has become the target of several incidents of threats and grenade attacks recently. Vavuniya police said no one was injured in the two attacks.

One incident occurred in front of a shop selling softdrinks in Vavuniya town at 8.20 p.m., and another explosion occured at 9.00 p.m. in front of the house of a businessman who owns a hotel in Vavuniya town, sources in Vavuniya said.

Vavuniya police said they are conducting investigations.

 

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