Ananthi Sasitharan, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) party candidate for the Northern Provincial Council election, speaks on the phone in her house after an attack by an unidentified group in Jaffna, ... more 
Ananthi Sasitharan, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) party candidate for the Northern Provincial Council election, speaks on the phone in her house after an attack by an unidentified group in Jaffna, about 400 kilometres (249 miles) north of Colombo September 20, 2013. Local media quoting independent election monitoring group CaFFE said an unidentified group attacked the residence of Sasitharan, the only female candidate of TNA, on Friday just after midnight. Eight people, including election observers, were wounded but Sasitharan managed to escape unharmed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS CIVIL UNREST) less 
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Fri, Sep 20, 2013 3:02 AM EDT