Mannar Police arrests youth over grenade attack

[TamilNet, Saturday, 29 July 2006, 14:17 GMT]
Mannar Police arrested a Tamil youth, a resident of Vidathaltivu in Mannar district Saturday morning around 11 a.m., in connection with the grenade attack on a police sentry located in front of Mannar public library building on July 27th morning. The youth is now detained in the Mannar Police Station and is being interrogated, Police sources said.

Another alleged accomplice in the company of the youth at the Mannar bus stand had fled from the scene and police opened fire on him but he escaped unhurt, police sources said.

 

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