There was a hand grenade lobbed at our office around midnight and it landed in a parking area and damaged three cars.
It seems that violence and killings has dropped significantly in the last few days, and although we want to remain cautious, we still have noticed a trend downward and certainly we have noticed less tension in the surrounding districts.
When are the two parties, the government and the (rebels), going to wake up They are the parties that can put an end to violence.
There is certainly less violence and less tension on the ground. Whether it's sustainable or not needs to be seen, but it's a good sign.
There is a lot of hope for the best. But if the two parties fail to resolve the venue issue and a way for talks, we will see a worse escalation in the violence.
We have warned both parties that, if this violence continues, war is actually going to be inevitable, because this is spiraling out of control. We are very concerned.
The situation could have spun out of control and the international community is working very hard to convince both parties that war is not an option.
The international community believes the Tigers are behind the majority of the attacks on security forces.
There's too much violence on the ground, culminating in the claymore attack today, making it too difficult to work.
First reports from the army only mentioned a hand grenade explosion, but our monitors found while in the hospital that they had been shot behind the ears execution style.
It was part of the agreement. The rebels should have read the clauses carefully. We are frustrated.
It's imperative that something positive comes out of the negotiations in Geneva. The cease-fire agreement serves as the basis for a permanent peace settlement.