Vellavely Police yesterday (10) said they recovered a large amount of bullets from Koddaimunai in Mandoor, Batticaloa.
A farmer in the area who was cleaning his garden for the purpose of crop cultivation had found the buried bullets and he had informed Vellavely Police.
Police Officers rushed to the scene and dug up the bullets. There were 570 General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) bullets.
Following this, Police conducted a search operation in the area.
By Naalir Jamaldeen