SLA soldier injured in Ariyalai grenade attack

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 27 September 2006, 11:40 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) trooper was injured when unidentified gunmen hurled grenades at the sentry point near Baradhi Road junction in Ariyalai along Jaffna-Kandy A9 highway at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

SLA soliders opened indiscriminate fire after the attack, but no one was injured.

Vehicular traffic was blocked by the SLA for an hour after the attack.

Tension prevailed in the area as SLA cordoned and searched the surrounding areas, local residents said.

 

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