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Mortar Shell explosion in garbage heap

A RPG Mortar Shell explosion was reported at dawn yesterday dawn at Mullivaikkal in the Mullaitivu area.

Police media sources said the RPG shell had exploded after someone had set fire to a heap of garbage in that area. “No injuries were reported due to the incident. However, a few houses were badly damaged due to the blast, Mullaitivu Police said. The RPG shell is believed to been buried by former LTTE terrorists under during the war period.

Mullaitivu Police are investigating.