Apr 27, 2019

15 bodies found in Saindamardu blast site (Update)

Update - Fifteen bodies have been found at the site in Saindamardu, Kalmunai, where a blast took place last night.

Speaking, Police media spokesman - SP Ruwan Gunasekara said that the bodies of 03 women, 03 men and 06 children were found inside the house where the blast took place. In addition, three more bodies were found outside the house.

A child and a woman with injuries have been hospitalised.

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3 including civilian dies from Saindamardu shooting (Pics)

(27 April 2019 09:06am) - Three suspected attackers and a civilian had died during the shootout in the Saindamardu, Kalmunai last night, says Army spokesperson - Brig. Sumith Atapattu.

He added that three others have been injured in the shootout between security forces and a group of suspects.

A special search operation was conducted soon after the the exchange of fire and 20 suspects have been arrested.

Meanwhile, a stash of explosives were found while searching a home in Samanthurai.

Security forces were also able to seize ISIS uniforms, flags, 150 sticks of explosive Gelignite, about 100,000 ball bearings, batteries, wires, a drone camera and various items for manufacturing bombs, including urea and other chemicals.

In addition, a flag suspected to be the one in the background of the ISIS video of showing the Easter Sunday attackers pledging allegiance to their leader. A garment similar to that worn on the video was also found.

(Pics : Dailymail)

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