Grenade lobbed at Thirukkovil police station

[TamilNet, Saturday, 13 August 2005, 17:57 GMT]
Two unidentified gunmen riding a motorbike lobbed a grenade and shot into the main entrance of the police station in Thirukkovil around 8:45 p.m. Saturday. No one was injured in the attack, Thirukkovil Police Officer-In Charge (OIC) Mr. Ahmeer said.

Police returned fire, but the attackers managed to escape from the site.

Thirukkovil Police Station is located 10 km. south of Akkaraipattu in the Amparai district.


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