SLA trooper shot, injured in Nalloor
[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 April 2008, 12:19 GMT]
Unknown gunmen opened fire on group of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers distributing food to fellow soldiers Thursday 7:45 a.m. near Kailaasapillaiyar Temple, in Nalloor, Jaffna, Sources in Jaffna said. The incident took place in front of the old offices of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM).
Unconfirmed reports say that the injured soldier later succumbed to his injuries, Palaali Military High Command has not confirmed this.
Large number of soldiers depolyed after the incident in Nalloor and surroundings conducted cordon and search operations.
Roads were blocked impacting vehicular traffic in Nalloor.