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* Sri Lanka Navy recovers largest stock of LTTE Pistol Ammunition
Sat, May 10, 2014, 10:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 10, Colombo: Five years after the long-drawn armed conflict ended in Sri Lanka, security forces are still recovering the weapons left behind the fleeing LTTE terrorists.

Sri Lanka Navy troops on May 09th recovered the largest stock of LTTE pistol ammunition ever to be recovered by the security forces.

The Naval troops attached to the SLNS Gotabhaya of the Eastern Naval Command on information received recovered a haul of pistol ammunition buried at Vellamulli-Vaikkal area in Mullaitivu. The 681 Brigade of Sri Lanka Army assisted the operation.

Among the stock recovered were, 120,000 of 9 x 19 mm KOPP ammunition, 2,750 of SG 12 Bore ammunition and 5,600 of 357 Magnum (Blazer) ammunition.

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