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Sri Lanka Army

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05th March 2018 16:47:35 Hours

Army Personnel on Standby to Assist Police

At the request of the Police, a contingent of about 200 Army personnel have been deployed to stand by and assist the Police following a tense situation that has erupted in the general area of Teldeniya Police Division this afternoon (5).

Reports said that a clash between two groups that caused death to one of them had sparked off this tense situation on the day of the funeral of the victim.

At the request of the Police, a contingent of about 200 Army personnel of the 11 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) are now on standby in affected areas. Meanwhile, a Police curfew has been imposed in the Kandy administrative district until 6.00 am on Tuesday (6) for.