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Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 13:13
400 sand trucks stranded on Kandy – Thanna-Kunura road-Video
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A group of sand truck drivers staged a protest on the road at Tenne Kumbura today.

The protestors demanded permission to drive their trucks of sand from Mahiyanganaya to Kandy via 18-hairpin bend road and Wewa Ravuma road.

Our correspondent said around 400 truck drivers joined the protest.

When our news team contacted central Provincial Council Chie Minister Sarath Ekanayake said he has instructed the authorities to permit the truck drivers to use one alternative road instead the 18-hairpin bend road.

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