Sri Lanka: Navy Recovers Explosives Intended for Illegal Fishing

Navy Recovers Explosives Intended for Illegal Fishing

Naval troops attached to SLNS Mahaweli of the Eastern Naval Command on information received, recovered 110 non electrical detonators in the general area of Kappalthurai on 29th October 2013.

Meanwhile, naval troops attached to SLNS Welusumana of the Northern Naval Command also apprehended 3 persons with 27 explosive packs weighting 11 kilograms in the Chirutivu Island of Jaffna. The arrested persons with the recovered items were handed over to Kayts Police for further investigations.

Press Release, October 31, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

 

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