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Arrested Arms and Ammunitions

January 18, 2021

The Sri Lanka (SL) Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and STF were on alert on illegal weapons and ammunition during the past week. Operations in search of illegal firearms were underway in keeping with the government's vision to curb underworld activities.

Accordingly, 19 locally manufactured weapons, 08 illegally smuggled weapons, 27 weapon accessories, 33 bombs and 715 rounds have been nabbed and arrested a total of 18 persons.