Friday, August 22, 2008

A bomb found in Kandy

Police personnel in Kandy Police have uncovered a bomb weighing around 1Kg from the Balagolla area, a suburb in Kandy, while conducting a search operation on information received this morning, 22 August.

The bomb contained gelignite sticks and C-4 high explosive, had been hidden in a sand mound near the privately owned residence in the Balagolla area, sources said.

The Army bomb disposal team later has defused the bomb, sources added.

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