Policeman injured in grenade attack in Chenkalady

[TamilNet, Thursday, 31 August 2006, 10:04 GMT]
One police constable was injured when unidentified men lobbed a grenade Thursday morning around 8.50 a.m. This incident took place in front of the Chenkalady Vellimalai Pillayar Temple located in Eravur police division in Batticaloa district.

Unidentified men lobbed a grenade targeting three policemen who were on their way from Chenkalady police station to buy provision. The vehicular traffic came to a halt along the road following this incident.

A Tamil youth was arrested by the Police regarding this incident. The injured policeman has been warded in the Eravur hospital.

 

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