35 live rounds found in Kandy


The Peradeniya Police said yesterday (11), that Army Intelligence officers recovered 35 live bullets and a gun hidden near the Gannoruwa Bridge in Peradeniya.

Following a tip off from Army Intelligence, the ammunition and firearm was recovered and turned over to Peradeniya Police’s custody.

According to the Peradeniya Police, among them were eighteen bullets fired from a M06 Armored Machine Gun (AMG), seven T56 bullets fired from a Self Loading Rifle (SLR), and five bullets fired from FN rifles.

Peradeniya Police are conducting additional investigations.

By Naalir Jamaldeen