Shells fired in Pesalai, 4000 civilians flee homes

[TamilNet, Saturday, 05 August 2006, 15:00 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police and Army fired shells towards civilian settlements in Pesalai, Mannar Saturday around 7:50 p.m. after a grenade attack that wounded two policemen at the police post in Pesalai. Four thousand persons have sought refuge at Pesalai Our Lady of Victory church.

A shell has exploded near the Church.

Tension prevails in Pesalai.


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