Grenade attack on house of Media Co-ordinator to EP Chief Minister
[TamilNet, Saturday, 01 November 2008, 15:22 GMT]
Unidentified persons arriving on a motorbike Saturday around 1:30 a.m. hurled a hand grenade at the house of Asad Moulana, the media coordinator secretary to the Eastern Province Chief Minister, in Kalmunai police division in Ampaa'rai district, and escaped from the site. Moulana was not in the house and no one was injured in the blast, Kalmunai police said.
The house where Moulana's mother lives is located on Iquaar Veethi, Maruthamunai in Kalmunai police division.
The grenade was locally manufactured and the explosion caused only minor damage to the front portion of the house, the police investigators said.