Army begins search operation for buried weapons in Tsunami

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 January 2005, 15:45 GMT]
The government security establishment has deployed its men to salvage weapons buried in the coastal areas of Vadamaradchchi east from Manatkadu to Kudathanai when the Tsunami deadly waves destroyed its naval and army bases last month, sources said.

The salvaging operation has been going in a big way along the coast of Potpathi area in Manatkadu village and Kudathanai where big naval and army bases were functioning till Tsunami hit the coastal areas on December 26, sources said. but not the arms and ammunitions stored in those bases, sources said.

The areas where naval and army bases were functioning till December 26 are still under seawater, sources said.


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