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 Post subject: Claymore mines and explosives recovered from Jaffna
 Post Posted: Wed May 10, 2006 1:40 am 
Claymore mines and explosives recovered from Jaffna

Several claymore mines and explosives stashed for the purpose of attacking the armed forces have been recovered.

@ ITN News Headlines /09MAY2006

07 LTTE claymore mines, each weighing 10 kilograms, 03 bags of explosives, each weighing 15 kilo grams, two T-56 weapons with two T-56 magazines containing 60 rounds of ammunition, 03 hand grenades and a remote controller, were the latest recoveries made from Kappathivu at Sarasalai in Jaffna. The detection was made early this morning, following a tip off from the public. The Operational Headquarters said increasing public support, now being given by villagers and others, has assisted the troops in maintaining law and order in their residential areas. It said the timely detection prevented an imminent disaster.

Meanwhile, in another development, troops conducting search and clear operations, in the Sobiya Camp area in Kantale, recovered 03 T-56 magazines, 90 live rounds and fourteen 9mm pistol rounds yesterday. The Jaffna and Kantale police are pursuing inquiries.


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