Navy recovers a parcel suspected to be explosive
August 23, 2019 11:03 pm
A parcel which was hidden under water and suspected to be explosive, was recovered during a diving operation conducted by Sri Lanka Navy in coordination with Terrorism Investigation Division(TID) at Aliyawalai sea area in Jaffna.
Accordingly, a parcel weighing about 15kg which was hidden under water and suspected to be explosive mixed with sand, was recovered during a diving operation conducted at Aliyawalai sea area in Jaffna by Northern Naval Command in coordination with Terrorist Investigation Division-Colombo on 21 August.
This suspicious parcel was handed over to TID for further investigation, the navy said.