Army during a cordon and search operation found over 4 Kg of C-4 high explosives hidden inside a barrel found in the Internally Displaced Persons' centre at Siddambarapuram , Vavuniya this morning (July 2). The search was launched after the arrest of a female resident of the IDP centre smuggling explosives inside coconut nuts last evening.
Defence authorities suspect that the terrorists have been using the place as a temporary store of explosives, before they transport the lethal material to South for civilian massacres.
Police conducts further investigations.
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