17 wounded in grenade attack on meat shop

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 09:01 GMT]
17 civilians, including a woman, were wounded when an attacker lobbed a grenade into a chicken meat shop in Vavuniya town Wednesday around 10:50 a.m., Vavuniya Police said. Paramilitary cadres working with Sri Lanka military have been targeting traders and shop owners who refuse to pay ransom of cash.

Four civilians were seriously wounded, medical sources said.

Motive of the attackers was not clear, according to the Police.

 

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