A T-56 weapon, a magazine, 30 ammunition, seven detonators and four gelignite sticks were found buried in Akkaraipattu, Palamunai, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
He said chemical substances such as urea and ammonia were also found buried among the weapons.
He said the equipment was found buried at land near the Oluvil Harbour by the Ampara police following a tip-off received from the State Intelligence Service (SIS).
Further investigations are being carried out by the police.
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Comments - 4
ANTON Wednesday, 18 September 2019 12:00 PM
BEFORE LONG WE WILL BE ABLE TO GET EXPLOSIVES AND SWORDS INSTEAD OF GEMS BY MINING SRILANKAN SOIL.
Dallas Wednesday, 18 September 2019 12:06 PM
Vote current for government for more Bombs
chris Wednesday, 18 September 2019 04:25 PM
All govts found bombs occasionally even after 2009. Whats important is for all the intelligence agencies to be united and coordinate their efforts to be effective and for civillians to give tip offs by been alert.
ChanakaJ Wednesday, 18 September 2019 05:08 PM
So, it's NOT " just a few Islamist terrorists" which is what we were told!!
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