Curfew imposed in Negombo after violence

A curfew was imposed in Negombo following clashes between two groups, the Police said.

The clash broke out over a personal dispute but later escalated, resulting in property, including vehicles being damaged.

The Police and military were deployed to bring the situation under control.

Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said that a curfew was imposed from tonight to 7am tomorrow as tensions prevailed in the area.

He also warned that tough action will be taken against anyone inciting communal clashes.

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