Mullaitivu Police arrested two passengers with explosives on a tip-off while they were travelling in a Trincomalee-bound bus.
The Police had taken into custody 20 detonators, 5 dynamite sticks and two service cords which were in their possession.
The arrested suspects with the explosives were identified as Abdul Azeez Abul Hassan and Rahamuthulla from Pulmudai.
They were arrested by a police team under the supervision of Mullaitivu Police HQ OIC, Chief inspector Lal Chandrasiri. (J.A.L Jayasinghe and Romesh Madushanka)