State employee critically injured in sword attack

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 9 2020

A Government employee was critically injured in an alleged sword attack yesterday (8) morning at the entrance of the Jaffna District Secretariat and following this incident, a tense situation prevailed in the region.

The victim is an employee of the Central Environmental Authority.  

The injured employee has been admitted to Teaching Hospital, Jaffna. After the incident, a large number of Special Task Force (STF) personnel and Police officers had been deployed surrounding the Secretariat.

(NJ)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 9 2020

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