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Sword attacks on the rise again in Jaffna

Four Tamil men have been hospitalised following a resurgence in sword attacks in Jaffna this week.

In one incident on Monday, Srikanthan of Koppay North was pursued from Jaffna Town by assailants on two motorcycles before being attacked just 500 metres from Koppay police station.

In another attack on Monday night, a Tamil man was injured at his home in Navaly when the house was broken into and attacked.

Two other Tamils were hospitalised in an attack in Gurunagar on Sunday.