T-56 ammo found at Meetotamulla garbage dump

Sri Lanka Army personnel engaged in development activities at the Meetotamulla Garbage dump site had discovered 340 T-56 ammunition on Tuesday, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

The Spokesman told the Daily News that the ammunition which was badly corroded had been found in a bag suggesting that it had been dumped some time back.

Meanwhile, Military Spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapattu speaking to the Daily News said that Army personnel who were engaged in constructing a playground at the site had discovered the ammunition.

Further investigations are being carried out by the Wellampitiya Police.


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