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Ammo recovered in Batticaloa

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Intense questioning by the Batticaloa Police Special Crimes Unit yesterday on a suspected LTTE cadre who was arrested in the area had led to the recovery of a number of hidden arms and ammunition in Vavunathivu.

Amongst the items found had been one 5.5 mm sniper gun, 40 rounds of live bullets, 4 foreign manufactured hand grenades, three hand grenades manufactured in Sri Lanka, 22 anti personnel mines and 2kg of C4 explosives.

Police in Batticaloa are conducting further investigations. (RR)

  Comments - 9

  • Friday, 12 February 2010 05:38 AM

    That means the danger still exists. Forces should be always alert.

    Friday, 12 February 2010 05:53 AM

    Do Karuna and Pillayan know anything about this "discovery"?

    Friday, 12 February 2010 07:38 AM

    suspected LTTE from Karuna wing or LTTE Pillayan wing or LTTE KP wing or LTTE Nedijavan wing or LTTE VVT wing ?

    Friday, 12 February 2010 07:59 AM

    Pilyan or Karuna must be getting ready for action in colombo. May be waiting for orders ???????????????Don't' worry police will have to return it to the owner.

    Friday, 12 February 2010 08:13 AM

    Karuna/pillayan will make sure the police officers who found it transferred to Mannar or Jaffna

    Friday, 12 February 2010 08:54 AM

    Then why are we buying more?

    Friday, 12 February 2010 02:36 PM

    yeah shouldn't that money better spent on some proper public transport, esp new buses

    Friday, 12 February 2010 05:36 PM

    Outside - division but inside its Unity. These guys are really brainy fellows, they know how to trap Mahinda - that's what we want. All the best for both..

    Friday, 12 February 2010 05:51 PM

    This is another fabrication of the ruling junta!!!


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