Fifteen arrested in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 February 2000, 08:22 GMT]
More than fifteen Tamils were arrested by the Sri Lankan police during a search operation in Pettah and Armour Street areas in Colombo yesterday night. They are being questioned at the Pettah police station.

The Police said that these arrests had been made consequent to Tuesday's bus bomb explosion at the Pettah bus terminal.

Meanwhile the police said a bomb was found near a railway track at Haliela in the Badulla District around 8.30 a.m. this morning. It was later diffused by a bomb disposal team.

 

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