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Heavy traffic in Colombo Fort due to protests

2 February 2017 02:18 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Heavy traffic has been reported in Colombo Fort because of two separate protests staged by port employees and disabled soldiers, Police said.

They said Ceramic Junction and Bank Street have been temporarily closed because the protestors have blocked the roads.

Meanwhile, Galle Road has been closed because of Independent Day rehearsals.

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes to avoid the traffic congestion.

  Comments - 14

  • sandun Thursday, 02 February 2017 02:29 PM

    What do they mean by alternate roads? Do they mean the airport expressway and exit the country?

    Cheers Thursday, 02 February 2017 02:40 PM

    Our country is more on strike than productivity and this shows how bad the leadership is. Weakness in leadership makws the down fall of economy and people wanted change and change has gone horribly wrong

    ANTON Thursday, 02 February 2017 02:41 PM


    sobers Thursday, 02 February 2017 03:30 PM

    Democracy becomes Demo-crazy. Draconian laws should prevail to stop this disturbance for the innocent public.

    Banda Thursday, 02 February 2017 03:42 PM

    Whole country is a mess via DM Android App

    Dee Thursday, 02 February 2017 03:48 PM

    All are the same. Just look at them. Disgusting.

    channa Thursday, 02 February 2017 04:06 PM

    who should be blamed

    Nash Thursday, 02 February 2017 04:11 PM

    Never seen a country like this with a number of protests and these misguided people create a havoc for the whole country!!!

    tirran Thursday, 02 February 2017 04:15 PM

    Please get medicine from SAITAM doctor, then you may get the answer for your confuse

    achcharu Thursday, 02 February 2017 04:21 PM

    People who are working surround ceremic junction face lot of difficulties due to protest campaigns. Due to road closers public faces for delays to public transportation/work

    Sharon Thursday, 02 February 2017 05:03 PM

    Menna thawath chanda prathipalakay - Dinapathaa Protests...

    Selvyn Thursday, 02 February 2017 05:10 PM

    These politically motivated protests are signs of excessive freedom which ought to be curtailed by way of deterrent legislation via DM Android App

    Lawry Thursday, 02 February 2017 05:51 PM

    Does this mean we have to hand over the country to the former dictators? NO! Find a new dictator.

    White Vans Thursday, 02 February 2017 06:02 PM

    The best solution is get back the White Vans

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