Time bomb recovered near Anuradhapura bus stand

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 June 2008, 22:34 GMT]
A time bomb wrapped in a parcel was recovered Wednesday afternoon by the police in close proximity of the Anuradhapura bus stand and a branch of the commercial bank on receipt of information from a member of the public, Sri Lankan police said.

A police team rushed to the site and cordon and off the area from public movement.

Later, a bomb disposal squad of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) arrived at the scene, found a pair of shoes stuffed with explosives and a time bomb and deactivated the bomb.


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