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Friday, 06 October 2017 - 17:10
Two more Hambantota protesters arrested
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Police have arrested two more persons who took part in a demonstration in Hambantota today (06).

The protest was organized by the Joint Opposition against the proposed moves to transfer the management of Mattala Airport to an Indian firm on a long-term lease.

Earlier, 26 protestors were arrested.

The protestors attempted to march towards the Indian Consulate office in Hambantota and it created a tense situation.

The protestors handed over a letter to the Indian consulate officials and thereafter police used teargas and water cannon to disperse the protestors.

Police said four police personnel sustained injuries during the incident.

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