Two SLA soldiers wounded in grenade attack in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 03 January 2006, 10:51 GMT]
Unidentified attackers riding in a motorbike lobbed a grenade on Sri Lanka Army troopers seriously wounding two soldiers who were on duty at a checkpost on Bar Road in Batticaloa town, near Batticaloa Railway station. The attack took place around 01:45 p.m. Tuesday, Police said.

The wounded soldiers, Anilkumara Nanthasena, 24, and Piyasena Thilinakumara, 20, were rushed to Batticaloa Hospital, sources said.

SLA soldiers and policemen cordoned off and searched the area following the grenade attack.


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