The De-mining workers who were undertaking demining work recovered a 500 kgs. bomb from Vempodukerny/ Indrapuram in Pachchilaipalli Divisional area yesterday. It may be a bomb dropped by Kfir bomber, it is speculated.
The Air Force men who came to Indrapuram area, dug a 10’deep pit, rolled the bomb into it and then exploded it. Traffic stopped at Palai and Muhamalai.The exploded with shock and heavy vibration.The Air Force had informed the Pachchilaipalli DS secretariat by a letter.