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Five parcels of explosives weighing 148 kilograms were found buried on a block of land in Chavakachcheri, Police said.


They said a man living on the land opposite had complained to the police after hearing an explosion.


Officers from the Army and the Police detected the explosives when they carried out a thorough examination of the land. It is believed that the LTTE had buried these explosives during the height of the armed conflict. (Lahiru Pothmulla)
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  • Mike Friday, 27 February 2015 04:12 PM

    Hmmm.... LTTE was out of Jaffna since 1995!!! so how come they could have buried it during the height of the war?? 2007-2009!!!! something fishy!!!

    Mm Friday, 27 February 2015 04:44 PM

    Coming colours not good!

    Cheers Saturday, 28 February 2015 10:09 AM

    TNA any comments

    Hiresh Friday, 27 February 2015 01:34 PM

    Blast in Central Bank in 2016 just to celeberate 1996. via DM Android App

    Senator Friday, 27 February 2015 02:12 PM

    Is it Then or Now?

    hamid Friday, 27 February 2015 02:13 PM

    or is it newly buried.

    sanchay Friday, 27 February 2015 10:50 PM

    in Europe they still find and retrive bombs from WW2. It is possible the explosives were buried during the terrorists had control of this area.


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