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Tuesday, 29 November 2016 - 18:40
Police fire tear gas and water canon to disperse IUSF protest march
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Police fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse the protest march organized by the Inter University Students Federation.  

The protest march was organized on several demands including the closure of Malabe Private Medical School.

ISUF commenced its protest from Kelaniya University and marched via Peliyagoda, Borella and Rajagiriya.  

Water cannons and tear gas were fired when protestors reached the Parliament roundabout.

Heavy traffic was reported in Parliament road and other surrounding roads due to the protest march.  

Later, police requested motorists to use alternative roads to avoid heavy traffic jams.

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