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Last modified on: 12/30/2010 11:42:06 PM Troops recover more military equipments in search and clear operations

Troops recover more military equipments in search and clear operations

Special Task Force (STF) personnel while conducting search and clear operation in Darampalawa area in Ampara confronted with a group of terrorists and recovered 02 x terrorist bodies along with following military items, around 4.30 p.m. yesterday (05 June).

Item / Description Amount Item / Description Amount
T-56 Assault rifle 01 Belt orders 02
T-56 Magazines 03 LTTE uniform 01
T-56 Ammunitions 65 Communication equipment 01
Hand grenades 03 A stock of dry rations --

During a search operation conducted Pudukudiyiripuu area in Mullaittivu, Task Force 8 troops recovered following military equipments yesterday (05 June).

Item / Description Amount Item / Description Amount
T-56 Assault rifles 08 LMG weapon (with drum) 01
MPMG barrel 01 40mm Grenade launcher 01
RPG weapon 01 Browning pistol (with magazine) 01

While performing a search operation Unnachchi area in Batticloa, troops recovered given military items yesterday (05 June).

Item / Description Amount Item / Description Amount
T-56 Assault rifles 01 RPG Bombs 02
Claymore mines (02kg each) 05 Hand grenades 10
A few ration items --    

While Task Force 5 troops conducting a search operation Nachchikuda area in Kilinochchi yesterday (05), recovered the military items given below.

Item / Description Amount    
Out board motor 01    
LMG drums 13    
120 (A) 12V Batteries 01    

Task Force 5 troops also recovered following ammunitions and equipments belonged to LTTE form Kiranchchi area in Kilinochchi yesterday (June 05), while conducting a search operation.

Item / Description Amount    
Anti personnel mines 189    
AP Mine fuses 79    
Bangalore torpedoes 02    
T-56 ammunition 4000    

Meanwhile, troops of 57 Division recovered 02 x T-56 Assault rifles and 11 x Hand grenades from Visuvamadu area in Mullattivu during a search and clear operation.

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