A sword slashing attack was made on a reporter and a distributor of Jaffna based daily Kaalaikkathir in the early hours of yesterday.
A father of 3 children, Selvarasa Rajendran was seriously injured.
It is further learned that 10 persons who came in 5 motorcycles, with their faces covered by clothes carried out this attack at Thundi junction on Jaffna – Colombothurai road at around 3.45 a.m. yesterday. When the Kaalaikkathir staff was distributing the issues, this attack had been made. It is said that the attackers carried hand axes, knives, swords and other sharp weapons.
Further inquiries have been undertaken by the Jaffna Police.