Grenade attack on SLA soldiers, in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 08 January 2009, 18:49 GMT]
Unidentified persons launched a grenade attack Thursday around 6:30 p.m on Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers in Kokkuvil area in Jaffna, sources in Jaffna said. SLA soldiers conducted a search in the area throughout the night immediately after the attack, the sources added.

No information is available about injuries to anyone in the grenade attack or anyone being arrested in the search.

Recently a similar attack took place in Mudamaavadi in Jaffna after which SLA soldiers had opened fire on the attackers.

SLA had strengthened its security arrangements particularly in Jaffna town areas after the Mudamaavadi attack.


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