Protest conducted over elephant trench

Monday, 29 November 2021 - 10:55

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Residents of Sravasthipura and Thalawa in Anuradhapura staged a protest at the Thalawa Teak Junction area, alleging that the decision to dig trenches as a solution to the human-elephant conflict had been halted.

The Anuradhapura-Kurunegala-Ella road was blocked due to the protest yesterday (28) afternoon.

The protesters said that the trenches were planned to be 10 feet wide and 10 feet deep and 17 kilometers long.


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