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Sunday, 27 September 2015 - 9:50
Historic artillery gun found from the grounds of the previous Army Headquarters at Galle Face
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Army Spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera said that parts of a historic artillery gun was found from the grounds which previously housed the Army headquarters at Galle Face.

He stated that workers at a hotel construction site in the area, found the gun during construction work.

The main part is 26 feet in length.

The parts of the gun are to be handed over to the Archaelogical Department to determine to which era it belonged to.

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