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Railway guards on strike over ‘bed bugs’

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Railway Guards, operating from the Mardana station have launched a trade union action from 10 am today until further notice, claiming that the authorities failed to take measures to eradicate bed bugs in their rest rooms and bungalows in the railway stations countrywide.

Railway Guards' Association Secretary P.M.P. Peiris said that they complained about the issue but the authorities still failed to give any solution for the issue.

“No trains will be operated starting from the Maradana railway station due to the strike,” he said.

  Comments - 8

  • ase Saturday, 12 August 2017 02:17 PM

    pinch me, am i dreaming this can not be a true, a strike cos of bugs ?? what a joke, are those people not in position to spray a mortin or do govt to do that too, man o man where are we living ?? what a shame. what is next are we to wipe there asses too.

    DamithW Saturday, 12 August 2017 02:17 PM

    What a country..It is a real mess...

    suresh Saturday, 12 August 2017 02:18 PM

    I think ive seen and heard it all now....

    Jonson Saturday, 12 August 2017 03:10 PM

    In 1970s my schooling period I noticed this bed bugs on platform seats in maradana railway station. via DM Android App

    Dee Saturday, 12 August 2017 04:38 PM

    Passengers should strike the railway people for getting injured and prone to cuts and bruises when travelling in carriages.

    Prabhath Saturday, 12 August 2017 04:50 PM

    My God! What an issue to go on strike! This is just trying to harass the government!

    agithe Saturday, 12 August 2017 05:16 PM

    Turd World....

    Jigsaw Jakson Monday, 14 August 2017 07:51 AM

    they may next want the govt: to wash there behinds.

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