Grenade attack in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 21 October 1998, 19:29 GMT]
Unidentified armed youths lobbed a grenade at an Sri Lankan army sentry at Muththiraichanthi, in Nallur, 3 km north-east of Jaffna centre, this evening around 8.00 p.m. said Police sources in the northern town.

The youths, according to Sri Lankan Police sources, are suspected to be Liberation Tigers.

The damage sustained by the army due to the explosion is not yet known they said. The attackers had got away.

 

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