Thirty nine suicide boats of the LTTE have been recovered.
Five years ago the LTTE had concealed the boats in Nattankandal area in Mankulam. The boats were recovered on information received by the Special Bureau of Police. The LTTE had hidden the boats in the jungle with the aim of carrying out a massive attack on Kilali. The Police Special Bureau said that the boats were hidden in an area 20 kilometers west of Mankulam.