4:35 PM

sniper weapon recovered in Vavuniya

Troops acting on reliable information this morning (January 13) at general area Sangaraapuram in Vavuniya, recovered a sniper weapon and accessories, security sources said.

The sniper gun, magazines and 9 sniper rounds were found dumped in an abandoned house around 9.a.m, sources said.Troops are conducting further search operations in the area.