Unidentified men lob grenade at Jaffna LTTE political office
[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 June 2003, 18:39 GMT]
Two unidentified men who came in a Hero Honda motorbike Thursday night around seven and lobbed a grenade inside the premises of the political office of the
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which is located along Wyman Road in
Jaffna town, civil sources said.
However the grenade fell close to the Public Relation Office (PRO) of the LTTE inside the compound and
did not explode. At that time members of the public and LTTE political
activists were seated inside the PRO office, civilian sources said.
Unidentified men who were riding the motorbike were seen wearing white
colored helmets, sources said.
Members of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) based in Jaffna immediately
rushed to the site on being informed by LTTE political activists. SLMM
monitors inspected the site and gathered information surrounding the incident, sources said.
Authorities concerned have not yet deactivated the grenade, sources said.