SLA soldier injured in grenade attack in Chengkaladi

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 February 2008, 19:23 GMT]
An unidentified person lobbed a hand grenade Saturday around 8:15 p.m on a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) road clearance unit at Chengkaladi area in Ea’raavoor police division in Batticaloa district, seriously injuring a soldier.

The attacker had laid in ambush and hurled the grenade on the SLA unit.

The injured soldier was rushed to Pollanaruwa Base Hospital.

SLA launched a search operation following the grenade attack.

Chengkaladi is located 15 km north of Batticaloa town.

 

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