Police curfew was imposed within the Chilaw Police Division with immediate effect until 4 a.m. tomorrow following a tense situation.
The Army fired shots in the air after a group of people who stormed in the Chilaw Town following a Facebook post which reportedly claimed about an alleged plan to attack.
All the shops in the town are reportedly closed due to the situation and the security had been tightened.
Video by Damith
Pix by Augustine Fernando
Comments - 7
Kay Sunday, 12 May 2019 01:44 PM
Please arrest the person responsible for the post immediately
Tuan Sunday, 12 May 2019 01:52 PM
No one arrested for creating unrests? Maru police..
Niranjan Sunday, 12 May 2019 01:53 PM
SLT CLOSED. No PEOTV , PROBABLY NOT TO TELECAST NEWS. CALL CENTRE CRASHED.
Mohamed Sunday, 12 May 2019 02:30 PM
Please ban social media permanently. It resolves most of the problems.
Waco Sunday, 12 May 2019 02:48 PM
When the Government is gong to appoint Co-Ordinating Officers to each District? These Officers should be from:- the Army, Air Force, Navy and the Police.
Government has no any idea about the current situation in the Contry.
Andrew Silva Monday, 13 May 2019 07:02 AM
Any one spreading rumours should be arrested, if this is not done security will be just a empty process.
Ravi raji sano khan Monday, 13 May 2019 11:55 AM
Also some TV channels in SL are provoking violence against innocent minority
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