Live hand grenade found in Bellanwila Temple premises
By Niduwara Abeysinghe – Boralesgamuwa
Boralesgamuwa Police said they recovered a live hand grenade from the premises close to the Bellanwila Raja Maha Vihara last morning.
According to Police, CDF officers engaged in cleaning activities of the temple had spotted a bag which had been lying on the ground within the temple premises. On inspecting the bag they found a hand grenade in it and notified the Police. According to Police, the hand grenade had been manufactured abroad. The STF and the bomb disposal squad had been summoned and the grenade was detonated.