Grenade attack injures woman in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 January 2006, 16:28 GMT]
A Sinhala woman was injured when unidentified men threw a grenade at a sentry point located near the Abeyapura Sinhalese settlement near Trincomalee town, Thursday night, sources in Trincomalee said.

Earlier in a separate incident unidentified persons lobbed a grenade at a sentry point near Kanthasamy Temple in the Grand Bazaar area of Trincomalee town. However it did not explode. Bomb disposal squad of the Sri Lanka Army rushed to the site and defused it, security sources said.

Meanwhile, soldiers of the State armed forces who withdrew from the sentry points located along the route through which the funeral procession of slain five Tamil students went Thursday morning, returned Thursday evening and were seen reconstructing sentry points destroyed earlier in the day, sources said.


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