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Police and Special Task Force (STF) personnel were deployed in Kuttiduwa Beach area in Negombo Town to maintain law and order after a clash broke out between two fishing communities in the area.


According to reports one group of fisher folk had raised objections to another group for bringing fish from the South to make dry-fish in Negombo.Police said two people had been injured in the incident. (Hubert Fernando)



Pix by Hubert Fernando

  Comments - 8

  • Suq Madique Thursday, 06 November 2014 12:30 PM

    This is what happens when people are frustrated and find it hard to make ends meet. Anything is seen as a threat to their livelihood.

    Just Another Citizen Thursday, 06 November 2014 12:47 PM

    Ya so much love that we share to our neighbours

    Azee Thursday, 06 November 2014 01:00 PM

    What is the reason for fish from the South being brought to Negombo for drying Cant they be dried in the South via DM Android App

    DG Thursday, 06 November 2014 05:26 PM

    Can somebody lift the 3-wheeler upright? Then the matter is solved.

    ed Thursday, 06 November 2014 07:34 PM

    This is the PLAN of LANZA and CLASH with GUNARATNA Totally Political Motivation

    SHAN Thursday, 06 November 2014 08:10 PM

    We all Srilankns why still we divide north south........

    Fair N Square Thursday, 06 November 2014 11:54 PM

    SL is for ALL Sri-Lankans. from South North West or East anyone should be able to bring anything anywhere dry or fry.... Jealousy is a biatch...kills people...

    Malitha Friday, 07 November 2014 02:15 AM

    Poverty is no excuse for uncivilized behaviour.

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