Two SLA soldies injured in Point-Pedro attack die

[TamilNet, Friday, 23 June 2006, 10:21 GMT]
Two of the SLA soldiers including a corporal who suffered serious injuries, when their road patrol came under attack in Thunnali, Wednesday evening, died Thursday in Palaly military hospital, sources said. The third SLA soldier injured in the attack is undergoing emergency treatment at the military hospital in Palaly.

Meanwhile, unknown gunmen attacked the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) sentry post, located near the Sebamalaimatha Catholic church in Columbuththurai, a suburb of Jaffna town, at around 5:30 p.m., Thursday, by hurling grenades and firing at the sentry, sources from Jaffna town said.

The SLA soldiers counter attacked but the gunmen escaped without injuries, sources added.


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