The Police fired tear gas on a protest staged in Batticaloa today against the burial of the body parts of the suicide bomber who attacked the Zion Church in Batticaloa on Easter Sunday.
The protesters had blocked the main road in Batticaloa late this evening and expressed their anger over the decision to bury the body parts.
According to reports, the Police had buried the body parts of the bomber yesterday.
Information regarding the burial had spread this evening resulting in the protest being staged.
The Police later fired tear gas to disperse the protest.