Grenades, ammunition recovered from Paranthan well

[TamilNet, Thursday, 06 February 2003, 01:10 GMT]
Several hand grenades and different types of ammunition left behind by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were safely removed from a well in the premises of Paranthan Murugan Temple Wednesday by members of the landmine removal task force of the Tamils Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), sources in Vanni said.

Temple administrative authorities promptly notified the TRO office in Kilinochchi on seeing suspicious objects inside the well.

The following items were found in the well:
  • 59 - M70 type hand grenades
  • 51 - K400 type hand grenades
  • 09 - RPG rockets
  • 3850 - AK47 rounds
  • 01 - RPG booster with propeller
  • 01 - AK LMG (unusable)

Meanwhile, in Chavakachcheri town in Thenmaradchy district, Subramaniam Bakeerathan (24) was injured when explosives left behind by the SLA in the backyard of his house exploded while he was cleaning the compound.

Bakeerathan was admitted to the Jaffna teaching hospital with hand, face and eye injuries, sources in Chavakachcheri said. His injuries were not life threatening, sources added.

 

Latest 15 Reports
10.07.20 00:05   Photo
SL Police harasses Shivajilingam at 25th Remembrance of Navaali massacre in Jaffna
09.07.20 09:33  
SL Navy brutally assaults Tamil fishers in Mullaith-theevu
08.07.20 16:33   Photo
Sinhala colonists encroach into Kangku-veali, Mean-kamam reservoirs in Trincomalee
07.07.20 19:36   Photo
Colombo schemes to expand ilmenite scooping into North from Pulmoaddai in East
06.07.20 19:06  
Colombo transfers Tamil Political Prisoners to notorious Anuradhapura prison
05.07.20 23:06   Photo
University students, Shivajilingam brave SL harassment to commemorate fallen Black Tigers
04.07.20 22:28   Photo
Monk commanding Sinhala-Buddhicisation of North-East threatens Tamil villagers in Batticaloa
03.07.20 19:28   Photo
After Naavat-kuzhi, Colombo targets Poonakari for Sinhala colonisation across Jaffna lagoon
02.07.20 22:26  
Colombo imposes restrictions on Tamil valour related symbolism in schools of North
01.07.20 13:22  
New secret unit among four SL military and police squads competing to arrest Tamil youth in North
30.06.20 22:10  
Tamils blocked from accessing properties near SL Navy training base in Champoor, Trincomalee
29.06.20 23:29   Photo
Moragoda advising Gotabaya prompts Sinhala parties to scrap Provincial Councils
28.06.20 22:06  
India privileging BRIC/RIC over Quad ‘discordant’, says former US top diplomat
27.06.20 22:11  
Indo-Pacific expert wants US to seek opportunities in ‘Sri Lanka’
26.06.20 21:24  
Russia steps up influence on New Delhi to uphold “multilateralism” against US “rules-based order”
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=8295