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Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 7:56
Tear gas on protest at Kalladi in Batticaloa; four in hospital
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Police fired tear gas at a protest held yesterday against the burial of the terrorist who launched the suicide attack at the Batticaloa - Zion church on Easter Sunday at the Batticaloa- Kalliyakkadu Hindu Cemetery.

The Police Media Spokespersons office noted that following the tear gas attack the protesters had dispersed and 4 individuals who were injured as a result have been admitted to the Batticaloa hospital.

Our correspondent noted that the protest commenced last evening where the entrance of the respective Hindu cemetery was blocked by the protesters.

The protesters had noted that burial of the severed head of an in Islamic terrorist in a Hindu cemetery cannot be accepted.

MPs S. Viyalendran and several urban councilors from Batticaloa were at the protest.

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