Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

The Police Special Task Force seizes hidden explosives in Kayts

Colombo, June 15 (BAN/ AD): The Police Special Task Force have recovered stash of hidden explosive material. The explosives have been found on Thirathivu island in Kayts. The Police Special Task Force said the explosive materials were found in a polythene bag hidden near a bush.

As per official sources 12 kilograms of explosives including TNT and C4, 98 non-electric detonators and several pieces of general service threads were discovered. Kayts Police Station has been handed over explosives material by the Police STF so that they can be destroyed after court order.

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