Gunmen fire at SL police post in Valaichenai

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 September 2005, 07:45 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen on Monday midnight fired at a sentry post manned by Sri Lankan police at Mancholai in Valaichenai. The sentry post is located 2 km away from Valaichenai police station. No one was injured in the gunfire, police said.

Valaichenai police blamed the LTTE for the attack and said that there were at least five gunmen adding that the policemen at the post returned fire at the gunmen. Valaichenai is located 32 km north of Batticaloa.

 

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