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Explosives seized from quarry

A load of explosives kept without maintaining precautions to ensure the safety of lives and property were seized at a quarry in Diyakobala, Ridimaliyadda off Mahiyanganaya by Police Special Task Force personnel from Buttala, Moneragala camps, on December 31.

According to sources, 1,605 detonators and 135 kilogrammes of ammonium nitrate were among the seized items. The officials took three men into custody. The suspects along with the seized explosives were to be produced before a local court by the Ridimaliyadda Police.

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