Police sentry point ambushed in Kebiththigollewa

[TamilNet, Friday, 11 July 2008, 04:20 GMT]
A sentry point of the Sri Lankan Police, located at 'Y' junction along Kebiththigollewa - Vavuniyaa main road came under ambush in the early hours of Friday. A Special Task Force (STF) commando was injured in the attack. The attack continued for about 20 minutes from 4:00 a.m., according police spokesman Ranjit Gunasekara, Senior Superintendent Police (SSP).

The injured STF commando was admitted to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, medical sources said.

Kebiththigollewa Police have launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

 

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