1 SLA soldier, 1 student injured in Vadamaradchy grenade attack

[TamilNet, Thursday, 28 December 2006, 13:06 GMT]
One Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier, deployed on road-side security duty near Madathady junction, 1 km west of Manthikai, along Point Pedro-Jaffna road, and another student passing-by were injured when unknown gunmen riding a motorbike hurled hand grenades at the SLA sentry point at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, sources in Vadamaradchy said.

Jeyasingham Ilaventhan, 19, student from Puloly who was injured in the grenade attack was first taken to Manthikai Hospital and later transferred to Jaffna Teaching Hospital, hospital sources said.

The injured trooper was taken to Palaly Military Hospital.

 

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