Curfew imposed in Trincomalee town

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 November 2003, 15:47 GMT]
A dusk to dawn police curfew has been imposed in the Trincomalee police division with effect from Sunday evening from 6 . The curfew will be lifted at 5 a.m. on Monday, police announced through loudhailers in town Sunday evening.

Residents of Trincomalee town have been requested to co-operate with the security forces to maintain law and order, police said

The Police deployed more army soldiers and police personnel strengthening of the town and its suburbs to contain further violence, which followed incidents in which two factions of Muslims and Tamils had been involved, police said. The curfew has been imposed as a preventive measure, police said.

 

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