Tigers list weapons taken from Dvoras

[TamilNet, Sunday, 09 April 2000, 12:12 GMT]
The Tigers captured a 23 mm cannon and two 20 mm cannons and a large stock of other weapons, including five .50 Browning Heavy Machine Guns, from the Dvora Fast Attack Craft they sunk on Friday, 7 April said the Thamil Eela Vaanoli, the commercial broadcast of the Voice of Tigers, in its evening news bulletin today.

The radio said that the attack on the two Dvoras was carried out by their Special Forces unit.

The following is the list of weapons and equipment which, according to the radio, were captured by the Tigers from the sunken Dvoras-

23 mm cannon - 1
20 mm cannon - 2
.50 browning Heavy Machine Guns - 5
PK Light Machine Guns - 7
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) - 1
AK Light Machine Guns - 2
Automatic Grenade Launchers - 3
T-56 assault rifles - 3
Belgium (machine gun) barrel - 2
PK LMG (spare) barrels - 4
GPMG (spare) barrels - 1
Channel walkie talkie - 1
25 horsepower out board motor- 1
23 mm ammunition (linked) - 424 rounds
20 mm ammunition (linked) - 910 rounds
40 mm shells (linked) - 422 (for the automatic grenade launcher)
Belgium (?) rounds (linked) - 1195
PK LMG ammunition (linked) - 4760
GPMG ammunition - 766

 

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