Grenade, ammo found in Mannar school

[TamilNet, Thursday, 07 October 2004, 09:01 GMT]
A hand grenade and eighteen rounds of live ammunition were found in a plastic container by the compound wall of a school in Mannar town Wednesday evening, Police said. The grenade was exploded by a bomb disposal squad from the Sri Lanka army camp in Thallady around seven p.m.

Construction workers in the Siththivinayagar Tamil School in Mannar town found the plastic container by the wall and informed the Police through the uppukkulam village officer.

Police said they are investigating how the grenade and ammo came to be near the school.

 

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