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Explosives recovered in Mullaitivu

Several explosives were discovered buried in polythene in Puthukudiyiruppu on Saturday.

The explosives were uncovered during the ploughing of a paddy field.

Puthukudiyiruppu police identified 8 claymore mines and 60 detonators.

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