Policeman killed at Parapankandal in Mannar

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 07 March 2007, 10:12 GMT]
A police constable was killed Wednesday morning at 6:45 a.m. when uidentified men attacked a police party with small arms at Parapankandal area close to Uyilankulam along Mannar-Madawachchi road, sources in Mannar said

The victim has been identified as S.P.Tissera.

The Uyilankulam army sentry, the gateway to LTTE held territory in Mannar district was closed immediately after the incident. The Uyilankulam army sentry point was opened only for one hour Wednesday morning.

The traffic along Mannar-Vavuniya was suspended for several hours after the attack on the police.

 

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