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Two suicide vests weighing 5 kgs found in Vavuniya

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Two suicide vests used by the LTTE weighing 5 kilos were found buried in a forest in Sinnathampanei in Settikulam, Vavuniya yesterday, police said.

According to information received by the Vavuniya State Intelligence, the two suicide vestswere found with the assistance of the Settikulam Police and STF.

Police suspect that the two suicide vests might have been safely buried by the LTTE during the last stage of the war.

The Settikulam Police said that they are seeking the assistance of the STF to deactivate the two vests following a court order. (Romesh Madushanka)



  Comments - 4

  • Hindu Tamil Wednesday, 17 February 2021 10:02 PM

    How many young Tamil Children from poor families were brainwashed by the LTTE to become suicide bombers, while Prabakaran kept his own children safe in his jungle home and prepared them to become the next leaders.

    Peacemaker Wednesday, 17 February 2021 10:18 PM

    This is called Geneva mania

    Dee Thursday, 18 February 2021 07:51 AM

    Ah. Geneva coming! I was wondering why because no elections is the horizon?

    Ranaweera Thursday, 18 February 2021 08:42 AM

    Tamils in the North are having a normal life now. But their politicians and those still using LTTE flag to make money are creating some false hope that someday they will have Eelam combining Tamil Nadu and North/East Sri Lanka. People like Ranil wants to help them achieve that objective.

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