Police curfew to be re-imposed from 8pm

2019-04-22 at 12:50

Police Curfew will be re-imposed once again at 8pm today the 22nd till 4am tomorrow the 23rd of April.

Curfew was imposed last afternoon as well and was lifted as of 6 this morning following yesterday’s blasts reported in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa.

At least 290 persons have been confirmed dead following yesterday’s blasts reported in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa.

Police sources informed NewsRadio that nearly 500 persons are receiving treatment at hospitals island-wide.

The Minister of Justice and Prisons Reforms has requested coroners to conduct post-mortem examinations of those killed in the eight blasts reported across the country.

The Ministry requested coroners to visit hospitals immediately.

The Ministry also claimed that the remains of the deceased will be handed over to relatives subsequently.