SLA trooper wounded in Vavuniya grenade attack

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 July 2006, 14:50 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) trooper was seriously injured in a grenade attack by unknown assailants at the sentry in front of Vavuniya Madhya Maha Vidiyalayam at 7:55 p.m. Sunday, Police sources in Vavuniya said. The injured soldier was first admitted to Vavuniya Teaching Hospital and later transported to the Sri Lanka Military Hospital for emergency surgery.

SLA soldiers cordoned off the area and conducted search following the attack.

Tension prevails after the attack in the center of Vavuniya town.


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