Mass destruction prevented; explosives recovered from Samanthurei!

Mass destruction prevented; explosives recovered from Samanthurei!

26 April 2019 04:18 pm

Search parties have discovered explosives, instruments for making bombs and gunpowder in a residence at Samanthurei.  
 
In light of a tip received to the state intelligence units, the Criminal Investigations Department and Ampara police division were informed about the potential threat and search parties followed. 
 
Many equipment, including suits resembling clothes worn by the members featured in the video footage issued to media in connection to the Easter attacks, a canvas resembling the one in the footage, over 150 gelignite sticks, a suspicious van, over one hundred thousand small razor balls, a drone cam and a laptop have been discovered from the site.  
 
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