Grenade attack wounds policeman in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 16 October 2007, 14:22 GMT]
Two unidentified youths on a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade Tuesday around 5:35 a.m into the police sentry post close to Special Task Force (STF) camp located at Chaththurukko'ndaan on Batticaloa-Trincomalee road, injuring a policeman, Batticaloa Police head quarter sources said. The youths had escaped from the scene.
The injured policeman was identified as M. Abeyasiri, 33.
Abeyasiri is admitted to Batticaloa Teaching hospital.
STF and Police jointly operate from Chaththurukko'ndaan camp.
Chaththurukko'ndaan is located 5 km north of Batticaloa city.