Grenade attack in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Monday, 29 January 2007, 05:47 GMT]
Two policemen and a civilian were injured when unidenfied men hurled a hand grenade at a police post at Soosaipillaiyar Kulam in Vavuniya, around 10 a.m., Monday, police in the northern town said. Another civilian working in a near by garage was injured when police opened up with retaliatory fire.

The injured policemen were brought to Vavuniya hospital. The civilian injured in the grenade blast was identified as Dhanabala, a driver working at the Vavuniya secretariat, the police said.

The incident occured near 'Ammachchi Garage'.

 

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