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Tamil journalist attacked in Jaffna

A Tamil journalist was attacked in Jaffna on Friday while she was riding her motorcycle home.

Sumithi Thangarasa, a freelance journalist, said she was on her way home from the temple when she noticed she was being followed by an unknown person on another motorcycle.

She attempted to swerve her vehicle away when she noticed the attacker was attempting to crash into her, but the attacker followed and crashed into her and threatened her verbally before fleeing the scene.

Sumithi said she had suffered shock and some injuries from the attack, which she reported to Jaffna police.

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