JUST IN: Islandwide curfew to be lifted for 12hrs


The ongoing islandwide curfew will be lifted for 12 hours tomorrow (14), the President’s Media Division (PMD) announced.

Accordingly, curfew will be lifted at 06:00 am tomorrow, and will be reimposed at 06:00 pm, till 05:00 am on Sunday (15).

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.