2ND LEAD

Attack alarm sparks airport panic, Colombo in dark

[TamilNet, Thursday, 26 April 2007, 17:51 GMT]
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) personnel at Katunayake airbase fired precautionary shots into the air as an alarm was issued in Colombo that two unidentified aircrafts were observed over Puttalam sea Thursday around 11:00 p.m. All flights were grounded and power supply in Colombo city was cut off. The situation resumed normal Thursday midnight.

Tension prevailed in Colombo city following the false alarm.

 

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