Explosives including dynamite uncovered in Hambantota

The officers of Suriyawewa Special Task Force (STF) camp have seized ammonium nitrate and stock of detonators, dynamite and other explosives, which had been stored inside a house in an unprotected manner.

A raid was carried out by the STF officers yesterday (30), based on a tip-off received.

Reportedly, the house is located in Pahala Andarawewa area in Hambantota Police Division.

Accordingly, 920 electricity-operated detonators, 1200 dynamites stored in six boxes and 50 sacks each containing 25kg of ammonium nitrate have been seized by the STF officers.