Three people were arrested in Trincomalee with high powered explosives, the Navy said today.
The explosives were found in a three-wheeler in which the three people were travelling.
Over 30 kilograms of explosives were found in the possession of the three suspects.
The suspects are said to be residents of Illipukulam and Erakandi, the Navy said.
They were handed over to the Upuveli police for further investigations. (Colombo Gazette)