10:22 PM

TimeBomb Was Found In Kandy

A 2.5 kg weighing time bomb was found and defused immediately by security forces personnel and Panwila Police during a combined search operation conducted at the Kelebokke area in Panwila - Kandy this evening (April 17).

According to Panwila Police sources, the bomb laden with C-4 high explosives was found whilst set to explode a transformer inside a tea factory. "It was set to explode at mid-night today and probably this is a sabotage attempt by LTTE operatives", Police sources said.