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Excavations in the Vadduvaakal area in search of LTTE weapons have failed

Excavations were carried out today on the land of an individual who claimed to have weapons believed to have been buried by the LTTE in the Vadduvaakal area under the Mullaitivu Police Division in the Mullaitivu District.

Permission was obtained from the Mullaitivu District Court, following which the Special Task Force (STF), police, army and investigators conducted the excavation. 

However, the excavation ended in failure as no materials were found in the area.

Although eleven years have passed since the end of the armed conflict in Mullaitivu, excavations continue to be carried out. Such operations are often to no avail when nothing is found in the excavation sites. 

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