Grenade attack on SLA vehicle in Mirusuvil

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 October 2005, 15:11 GMT]
Two unknown assailants who followed a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) truck in a motorbike hurled a hand grenade into the vehicle near Mirusuvil junction in Thenmaradchy, Jaffna district Sunday 6.30 pm. Unconfirmed reports said the explosion injured atleast two SLA soldiers riding in the vehicle. The Palaly SLA command has not reported on the incident.

SLA soldiers opened fire after the incident. No one was injured.

The vehicle was travelling towards Kodikamam along A9 when the incident happened. Assailants escaped on the motorbike, according to sources.

This attack, follows another hand grenade attack on Sri Lanka Army post located in front of Narikkundu kulam on Rakka Road in Jaffna around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

 

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