SLA soldier injured in Mannar firefight

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 01 August 2006, 10:48 GMT]
One soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) was injured when unidentified men fired at group of soldiers who were engaged in road patrol in the area close Santhipuram Hundred Housing Scheme Tuesday early morning around 2.35 a.m. at South Bar in Mannar town, sources in Mannar said.

SLA soldiers returned fire but no one was injured, sources said.

The injured soldier, Rohan Sri, 23, was first admitted to the Mannar district hospital. Later he was transferred to Anuradhapura, sources said.

 

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