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Two Sri Lankan policemen injured after sword attack in Kokkuvil

Two Sri Lankan policemen are injured after being attacked with swords in Kokkuvil, Jaffna, earlier today.

The two police officers of Koppay police station were reportedly attacked around 1.30pm by over ten men on four motorcycles while walking down Nanthavil Amman Kovil road.

Special Task Force troops and police were patrolling the area and questioning locals until around 5pm. CID intelligence personnel remain visible in the area.

Named as Suren and Thambikka, the officers are receiving treatment for their injuries at Jaffna Teaching Hospital.