Rival supporters damage UPFA, UNP Anuradhapura election offices

[TamilNet, Monday, 04 August 2008, 01:39 GMT]
Election offices of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and main opposition United National Party (UNP) located in Anuradhapura town and Thambuthugama in the Anuradhapura district were damaged by supporters of rival parties Sunday night, police sources said.

Violence related to the forthcoming North Central Provincial Council has been on the increase, local sources said.

Supporters of the ruling and opposition parties have clashed in several parts of the province while doing house-to-house canvassing for their party candidates, according to reports from civil sources.


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