Search operation in Nanattan after grenade attack on army sentry

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 January 2006, 12:24 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army soldiers launched a cordon and search operation in Nanattan village Wednesday following a grenade attack on a sentry of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Tuesday night around 11:00 p.m. No one was injured in the attack by unidentified persons, SLA sources said.

Glass windows of the Nanattan Maha Vidiyalayam were damaged in the retaliatory firing by the army soldiers, sources said.

A cordon and search operation, which began in the early morning Wednesday, continued to till 11:00 a.m.

Civilian life in the village was disrupted following the army operation, residents said.


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