Monday, June 1, 2009

Police and army search teams find ammunition

(DM)Police in search and clear operations in the general areas of Uppuveli, Trincomalee and Karakallimadu and Batticaloa on Saturday recovered two land mines, the first weighing around 15 kg and another mine together with 18 60 mm mortar bombs, a hand-held radio set, a claymore mine weighing about 1.5 kg and two RPG launchers.

Meanwhile Army troops continued their search and clear operations in the general areas of Vellamullivaikkal, Putumattalan and Puthukudiyiruppu on Saturday (30) and recovered 120kgs of C-4 high explosives, one claymore mine weighing about 5 kg, one 9 mm pistol, One hundred and four T-56 weapons, six modified T-56 weapons, twenty-five I-com sets, two I-com base stations, one 152 mm artillery barrel, one 130 mm trail, two tripods, four T-81 weapons, one Light Machine Gun (LMG), six 40 mm grenade launchers, eight 12.7 weapon tripods, Full text

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