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Bus stoned, group of youth assaulted in Jaffna

26 October 2016 03:46 pm - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


It was reported that stones were hurled at a bus while several motorcycles were damaged at Anaikkottai in Karainagar last night, Police said.

The Manipay Police received information that a gang of unidentified men arrived on several motorcycles had attacked a group of youth with clubs and damaged their motorcycles in Anaikkottai and fled.

Three youth had sustained minor injuries due to the attack, the Police said.

Investigations have been launched in search of the gang, according to Police.

Meanwhile, a group of men had ambushed and hurled stones at a bus in Gurunagar, but there were no passengers at the time of the attack, the Police said. (Romesh Madushanka)

  Comments - 15

  • Joe rajah Thursday, 27 October 2016 02:24 AM

    I am a diaspora Tamil i always hated singalese buddhist chavunism and i always hated violence i am in USA over thirtyfive years many of my friends supported violece 1984 i stopped to attend tamil fuctions in USA I BEG the tamil youths to stop violece we are very strong thanks to JR and we are very powerfull in many countries and we can get international support but please please do not start the violece we all suffered enough.

    rohan Thursday, 27 October 2016 03:18 AM

    its about time reactivating the military in North. well.... before its too late. sad we will see so many deaths if not. via DM Android App

    Lion Thursday, 27 October 2016 04:05 AM

    Bring back lion king(mahinda rajapksha)

    Shan Thursday, 27 October 2016 06:51 AM

    According to local reports the attackers were Sinhalese and they talked in broken Tamil language.

    Sharon Thursday, 27 October 2016 08:36 AM

    Venasak nam thiyenawa....

    Coconut Republic Wednesday, 26 October 2016 04:18 PM

    Now , this is becoming out of hands. STF should take over immediately without any further delays.Mr President, Mr Prime minister and IGP wake up!

    ali Wednesday, 26 October 2016 04:24 PM

    Let's stop it while still only a group.

    Aava Wednesday, 26 October 2016 04:51 PM

    Tho JO should be baned

    sach Wednesday, 26 October 2016 05:10 PM

    And we will reduce military and lift the PTA

    Shane Wednesday, 26 October 2016 05:12 PM

    History repeating

    jeson Thursday, 27 October 2016 10:04 AM

    He will be back.

    Madiya Wednesday, 26 October 2016 05:20 PM

    In Colombo gang warfare is with guns. No one shouts calling for the STF.

    daily boru Wednesday, 26 October 2016 05:20 PM

    what about Matakkuliya and other suburbs?

    Sam Thursday, 27 October 2016 10:17 AM

    Oh come on mate!

    rasheed Thursday, 27 October 2016 10:22 AM

    Karuna and Douglas Devavanda group in action in support of JO.

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