The Police had to be deployed after a tense situation arose outside the Galaha Hospital today.
The situation arose following the death of an infant who had been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
An angry mob attacked the hospital forcing the Police to be deployed to provide security to the premises and the staff.
It was reported that the 3 ½ year old child had died following a delay to administer treatment at the hospital.
The Police Special Task Force was deployed later as the tense situation continued. (Colombo Gazette)