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De-mining in the North successful

Dec 13, 2010 4:53:45 AM - itnnews.lk

The de-mining activities in the North are being carried out successfully.

169 antipersonnel mines were found in several areas yesterday. Search operations were carried out in Mahilankulum, Omanthai, Naawathkulum, Maruthamadu, Monarawewa, Gajabapura and Iranamadu areas. Two Arul bombs, 38 antipersonnel mines, an 81 mm bomb and a round of multi-barrel ammunitions were recovered in the process. The Army said the search operations were conducted at Mahasivan, Maanthottam, Al-gallu-potta-kulum, Madhu, Monarawewa, Kokku-thuduwai and Wankium-kulum areas,.