A special Police team on Monday, in a search operation in Vellamullivaikkal, in the Mullaitivu District, recovered the slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran’s personal weapon, an M 16 A 2 rifle with folding butt, and body armour along with a cache of weapons and explosives used by the terrorist outfit.
Nimal Lewke, DIG, North said, "This is the largest recovery of items used by the LTTE in the post war period."
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