Tense situation at Katunayake airport as employees protest

A tense situation broke out at the Katunayake airport today when airport employees staged a protest.

They blocked the entrance road to the airport and warned of more drastic measures if their demands are not met.

The employees also blocked access to the VIP lounge of the airport during the protest.

The protest was staged over demands for a salary increase.

The protest was later temporarily called off. (Colombo Gazette)