Stock of Ammunition discovered from a canal in Puttalam

Stock of Ammunition discovered from a canal in Puttalam

Stock of Ammunition discovered from a canal in Puttalam

Written by Staff Writer

26 Jul, 2019 | 10:26 am

Colombo (News 1st): A stock of ammunition was found from a canal in the Puttalam town. This was based on a tip-off received by a group of Puttalam Municipal Council employees. Among the discovered ammunition are 3 T-56 ammunition shells, 180 rounds of T-56 ammunition, 5 12-gauge type ammunition, 03 anti-aircraft ammunition and 5 rounds of other ammunition.

Police also recovered a 12-gauge firearm and a sword from the canal. The owner of the ammunition and the weapons have not yet been discovered. Police have launched investigations into the discovered ammunition and weapons.

Meanwhile, Police seized a foreign manufactured pistol and ammunition magazine during an operation carried out in Yaggasmulla, Weeraketiya. The weapons were discovered while searching a defender. The driver of the Defender has fled the scene and police have launched investigations to arrest him.

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