Another batch of people stranded in Western Province due to curfew, to be sent home

Another batch of people stranded in Western Province due to curfew, to be sent home

Another batch of people stranded in Western Province due to curfew, to be sent home

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

22 May, 2020 | 10:58 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): Another batch of people who were stranded in the Western Province, due to police curfew imposed in line with COVID-19 will be sent to their home towns on Friday (May 22).

Around 2,000 people who were taking temporary lodging in the Colombo South Police division will be sent to their home towns, according to Sri Lanka Police.

Transport will be provided for the batch from Shalika grounds in Narahenpita, to Nuwara-Eliya, Kandy, Matara, Galle and all other districts of the island.

“The group will be provided with transport by 40 SLTB buses and they will be subjected to health regulations, upon reaching their home townds,” said Sri Lanka Police.

More than 13,000 people who were stranded in the Western province unable to travel to their home towns, due to police curfew have already been sent to their home towns.

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