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Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 14:45
OLD LANDMINES DISCOVERED NEAR RESERVE IN ATHIMALE
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21 old landmines have been found from near Monaragala – Athimale – Thrikonagala Yala reserve hidden inside a hollow area of a tree trunk.

The Athimale police has discovered these landmines upon receiving information on them and mentioned that these were landmines used by the LTTE organization during the war time.

Police was also able to take into custody an ammunition box containing 750 T – 56 type live bullets from the same hollow section of the tree.

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