The injured officers receiving treatment at the Tellipalei Hospital were transferred to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital for further treatment.
The condition of the injured is said to be not critical.
They were identified as Police Sergeant Nawarathne and Police Constable Herath.
Security of the Chunnakam area is tightened with the presence of the Special Task Force.
A special investigation was launched to arrest the assailants of the sword attack which had taken place within a kilometre of the house of one of the youths who died recently, after they were shot at by the police for disobeying orders to stop their motorcycle. (Selvanayakam Kapilan, Romesh Madushanka)
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