Suspected Training Facility Used By Islamist Militants Discovered From Aruppola, Kandy

Security forces have discovered another training facility used by Islamist militants in the Aruppala area, in Kandy.

A combined team of Army, Navy and Air Force conducted a raid at the training facility and recovered suspicious items used by the extremist militants.

Defence sources said IS-linked literature was also recovered from the suspected training camp.

It has now been revealed that the militants had rented the building from time to time. Investigations are currently underway to identify those who visited the training facility.

The Police have also recorded statements from neighbours and caretakers of the building.

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