A soldier attached to the Bogaswewa Camp has been admitted to the Anuradhapura Army Base Hospital with injuries to his neck, Military Spokesman Brigadier Chandana Wickramasinghe said.
He said that they suspected that the soldier had fought with some persons while he was walking to the camp from the checkpoint this morning.
He said that the personal weapon which was with the soldier was found to be missing after the attack, he said.
Later he was transferred to the Vavuniya Hospital for further treatment.
The Military Police and the Sri Lanka police officers are investigating the incident. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)