4 civilians wounded in alleged SLA grenade attack in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 26 December 2006, 08:41 GMT]
Four civilians, two women and two brothers employed at a shop, were severely wounded in a grenade attack near a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) post close to Sathira Juction on Hospital Road in Jaffna town Tuesday noon. No SLA soldier was wonded in the grenade attack reported amid repeated threats by the SLA troopers to the shop owners in the area, to close down their establishments near the army post.

Medical sources in Jaffna identified the wounded civilians as Alagaratnam Koneswaran, 24, Alagaratnam Muraleeswaran, 26, both brothers from Araly East, employed at a shop in the area, Kandasamy Selvamalar, 66, from Vannarapannai Road and Vigneswaran Jeyasithra, 36, from Hospital Road, Jaffna.

The explosion was reported at 11:45 a.m.

 

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