A cache of explosives was recovered by the Talathuoya Police in the Victoria Reserve, near the 16th post of the Kandy Haguranketha main road.
During the search operation they recovered a 40mm grenade launcher, nine LMG bullets, a 50mm anti-aircraft ammunition and three live grenades.
According to Police, the investigations have revealed that an individual had discreetly brought these explosives to the location some time ago.
In response to this alarming discovery, the police promptly contacted officials from the Amkote Special Task Force camp.
Together, they have taken immediate measures to defuse the explosives, ensuring the safety of the surrounding area and its residents. (Sheain Fernandopulle)