It is the practice of the Sri Lankan government forces to find bombs as Heroes’ Day approaches.
A powerful claymore mine manufactured by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been recovered from a buried area, according to the Sri Lanka Army’s 51st Brigade in Jaffna.
The claymore mine was recovered at around 4 pm today in the Ambika Nagar area of Velanai under the Kayts police division.
Based on information received by the Military Intelligence, the 51st Brigade of the Sri Lanka Army Jaffna Special Forces recovered and defused a claymore mine.
The army said the claymore mine had been recovered with the slogan “Killer Velvan” inscribed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as Heroes’ Week begins today.