Six powerful claymore mines have been recovered from the premises of the Tamil Maha Vidyalaya in Vavunya.
The recovery was made during a search operation carried out by the Special Task Force. The claymore mines had been hidden near the parapet wall of the school. The search operation was carried out following g information given to the Vavuniya Police by a group engaged in construction work near the school. The Vavuniya Police suspect that the tigers fleeing during the humanitarian operations made have hidden the claymore mines. Search operations are continuing in the area.