Monday, June 16, 2014

Around 80 Injured In Clashes In Beruwala And Aluthgama-Situation Now Under Control -Ministry Of Law And Order

 The reliable sources  revealed that few people died and around 80 injured due to the clashes occurred yesterday(15)between two religious groups in Beruwala and Aluthgama areas.the injured were admitted to the Kalutara Hospital and some are still receiving treatment including a Buddhist Monk hospitals sources have said.

Dozens of shops in Beruwala and Aluthagma too burnt during the clashes it has been revealed.

Meanwhile addressing a media briefing held in Colombo Today(16) the secretary to the Ministry Of Law and Order Retired Major General Nanda Mallawaarachchi has said the tense situation in the said areas now returned to normalcy.he has also appealed to the public in those areas to be calm.

The leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP)has today appealed from the people to halt all religious clashes and help to build a peaceful environment in the country.

Due to the clashes occurred between two religious groups, police curfew has been imposed in Beruwala And Aluthgama areas since yesterday to control the situation.Police Special Task Force Has deployed in the areas to strengthen security.

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