1 kg. of C4 explosive and 4 detonators were captured from a bus halt near children’s Court, Jaffna day before yesterday night.
Following a tip off received by the STP, they captured 1 Kg. of C4 type explosive and 4 detonators used to make the explosive to explode in a packed state, during the search operation carried out in the area.
The STF had expressed suggestion that this explosive may had been placed at the spot which is closer to the sea to be taken for fishing purpoises and the explosive recovered had been handed over to the Jaffna Police.
Police is taking action to produce the recovered explosives before Jaffna court.
It is notable that STF recovered explosives from this area last month also.