A haul of weapons concealed by the terrorists has been recovered from several areas in Mannar, Kilinochchi and Vauniya.
The Media Centre for National Security said that anti-personnel mines and more weapons were recovered in a search operation carried out at Nanthikadal in Mannar. A search operation was also carried out at Iranamadu in Kilinochchi. 17 hand grenades 68 mortars and other weapons were recovered.
The Media Centre said that 78 anti-personnel mines were recovered by the troops under the 56th division at Mahilankulam in Vavuniya. Search operations were also carried out in Sinna-pandi-virichchan, Muruta-madu and Palampiddi areas.