Grenade attack, gunfire on SLA camp in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 19 January 2007, 11:01 GMT]
Armed men fired at the soldiers stationed in the Sri Lanka Army camp at Navindil in Vadamaradchi sector of Jaffna peninsula Friday around 7:00 a.m. Residents fled the area following the clash that lasted for 15 minutes. 6 SLA soldiers were wounded according to anonymous SLA sources.

The SLA launched a cordon and search operation in the area immediately after the attack.

The wounded soldiers were taken to Palaly military hospital.

The Navindil SLA camp is located between the SLA camp at Udupitty junction and Navindil SLA David camp on Vathiri road, both subjected to similar attacks Thursday.

 

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