TMVP office attacked in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Sunday, 21 September 2008, 10:26 GMT]
Attackers who arrived in a motorbike Saturday night around 8:30 p.m., lobbed a grenade on the office of paramilitary-cum-political party TMVP, located along Bagalow Road in Periyakallaa'ru. The attackers escaped from the site where a police post is situated 50 meters close to the TMVP office. Four persons who were inside the office narrowly escaped unhurt, Police said.
Police launched a search operation after the grenade attack.
The TMVP is aligned with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's ruling UPFA while the Sri Lankan forces operate its armed men as paramilitary personnel in the East.