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Paramilitary installations attacked in Valaichenai

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 January 2007, 16:35 GMT]
Two paramilitary installations have been attacked in Valaichenai in Batticaloa district around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. At least 10 paramilitary members were killed and four wounded, according to initial reports. A house at Puthukudiyiruppu and another at Vinayagapuram, both located in distance of 400 meters, were ambushed by armed men who came in three wheelers, Police sources said.

Three wounded paramilitary members were rushed to Valaichenai hospital and a wounded operative was taken to Polonnaruwa hospital.

Sri Lanka Army transferred the three wounded paramilitary members from Valaichenai hospital to Polonnaruwa in military ambulance, medical sources said.

More than 25 paramilitary members were stationed in both the installations, according to Valaichenai residents.

 

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