The wife and child of terror ring leader Mohommad Zaharan Hashim is among the people rescued during a military operation in Kalmunai on Friday night.
It was reported that Abdul Cader Fathima Sadia and 4-year-old Mohomed Zahran Rusaina had been rescued by the military from a house in Kalmunai.
At least two explosions had taken place in the house before the Police and military were confronted by armed gunmen on Friday in the area.
A gun battle later saw two suspected militants being killed.
In all, 15 people were killed in the Kalmunai incident.
The military rescued a woman and a child from the house.
It has now been revealed that the woman and child are Zaharan Hashim’s wife and child.