Two children, woman injured in Grenade attack

[TamilNet, Sunday, 28 August 2005, 04:03 GMT]
Two children, a six year-old-boy, a nine-year-old girl and a 28 year old woman were injured when unidentified attackers lobbed a grenade into a house in Thimilathivu, a suburb of Batticaloa, Saturday night around 8:30 p.m. The six-year-old boy, Navaratnarajah Jegatheeswaran (Vinoth) is transferred to Colombo Hospital in serious condition from Batticaloa Hospital, sources said.

Two unidentified men who approached the house in a motorbike lobbed a grenade into the house belonging to Mr. Kirupalan.

The victims injured were from the neighbourhood, watching Television in the house, which is close to the Sri Lankan Air Force base in Puthunagar.

The other two persons injured in the attack, Ms. Yogeswaran Gajenthini, 9, and Ms. Srishanthimathy Uthayarajah (Vijeyatharsini), 28, are admitted at Batticaloa Hospital.

Batticaloa Police is conducting investigations into the attack.

 

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