JUST IN: Islandwide curfew to be lifted for seven hours


The ongoing islandwide curfew will be lifted for seven hours tomorrow (12), the President’s Media Division (PMD) announced.

Accordingly, curfew will be lifted at 07:00 am tomorrow, and will be reimposed at 02:00 pm, till 06:00 am on Friday (13).

An islandwide curfew was imposed at 07:00 pm on Monday (09), after violent protests broke out near Temple Trees, Galle Face and in several other areas across the country.