Several Police officers attached to the Kilinochchi Police, escaped unhurt when their vehicle was shot at by an unidentified gunman, while driving along the road bordering a forest area in Kilinochchi early this morning, the Police said.
They said the suspect had escaped after shooting at the officers. The Army and Police officers have launched a search operation in the area to track down the suspect, they said.
The incident occurred at about 12.30 am in the Arasakeni Kachcharu area in Palai, Kilinochchi. (Romesh Madushanka)