SLN soldier injured in Pesalai grenade attack

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 February 2007, 00:06 GMT]
A sailor of the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) was seriously injured in grenade attack by unknown assailants on a group of Navy soldiers on security duty Monday afternoon around 3.30 p.m. at Pesalai in Mannar district, sources in Mannar said.

The injured sailor was immediately admitted to the Mannar general hospital and later transferred to Anuradhapura general hospital.

About four thousand residents of Pesalai sought refuge in the Pesalai church due to fear soon after the grenade attack.


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