STF water bowser attacked in Pothuvil

[TamilNet, Friday, 12 August 2005, 15:37 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen fired at a water bowser belonging to Special Task Force (STF) Friday evening around 4:30 p.m. at Sangamamkandy in Pothuvil, 90 km. south of Batticaloa. Three STF soldiers sustained minor injuries and the vehicle was damaged, Police said.

The incident took place at 212 milepost on Akkaraipattu - Pottuvil main Road, between Thandiyadi and Komari. Sangamamkandy is located in Amparai district.

STF water bowser usually supplies water to Sangamam kiramam and Kalugolla village, sources said.

Pothuvil police is conducting investigations into the attack.

 

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