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Weliweriya tense again

30 August 2013 01:53 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A tense situation has erupted in Weliweriya once again this evening, as a group of villagers gathered outside the factory that was caught in the water contamination controversy, expressing their objection.

According to villagers, the group that surrounded the factory is now lying in wait to attack factory workers when they walk out after finishing work. Although STF personnel are deployed outside to control the situation and facilitate the workers to exit the workplace safely, the villagers have jeered at them and obstructed the path. (Deepa  Adikari and LP)


  Comments - 6

  • DHA Friday, 30 August 2013 05:32 PM

    The cause of the protest may be genuine but pls try to stop this bloodshed....there are many ways to solve this problem without shedding blood......

    king Friday, 30 August 2013 06:07 PM

    entire country get to streets

    Manel Friday, 30 August 2013 02:35 PM

    Workers are there to earn a living and they should not be harmed. It is the management and the political crooks who give the backing and send STF who should be caught.

    unchikun Friday, 30 August 2013 02:52 PM

    Good timing. Do all you can while the madam is in town. She will keep the thugs indoors.

    GusGemba Friday, 30 August 2013 03:05 PM

    I hope Dammika is in there

    MagodisThuma Friday, 30 August 2013 03:43 PM

    Simple... pull the Trigger !

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