Policeman shot, injured in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Friday, 20 October 2006, 07:47 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a police road patrol unit Friday morning around 9:00 a.m. at Pandarikulam in Vavuniya seriously injuring a policeman, said Vavuniya police. The injured was rushed to Vavuniya hospital and his condition is listed to be life threatening, hospital sources said.

A Pistol group attacked the police unit, said the police.

Police and the military cordoned off and searched the area immediately after the shooting. No one was arrested, according to local residents.

 

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