Grenade attack, SLA soldiers open fire at Poonthottam, Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Monday, 17 April 2006, 18:05 GMT]
A Sri Lanka policeman was killed and two wounded when unidentified attackers lobbed a grenade into a Sri Lanka Army and Police checkpost in Poonthottam, Vavuniya at 9:30 p.m. Monday. SLA soldiers and policemen opened fire and blocked all traffic. Telephone lines remained cut in the area. Tension prevailed in the area following the incident.

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