JUST IN: Islandwide curfew extended


The ongoing islandwide curfew has been extended till 07:00 am on Thursday (12), the President’s Media Division (PMD) announced.

Accordingly, only those with written permission from a warranted official will be permitted to be on roads, railroads and public spaces such as parks, grounds and beaches.

The curfew was initially supposed to be lifted at 07:00 am tomorrow (11).

An islandwide curfew was imposed at 07:00 pm at 07:00 pm last night (09) after violent protests erupted at Galle Face, Temple Trees and several locations across Colombo and other cities.


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