Explosive device found in Chilaw
SECURITY in Chilaw town was beefed up yesterday following the
discovery of a powerful home made bomb near the Pearl roundabout around
1.20 in the morning, on the eve of a JVP Puttalam district party
Some JVP members decorating the roundabout for the convention have
spotted the one kilo explosive device. Police believe that it has been
made locally. It was handed over to the Chilaw police security post. The
police have informed the army bomb squad.
The JVP convention was to be held at Sudasuna Hall at Chilaw town
yesterday evening chaired by JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe.