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Cops swiftly bring situation under control:

Protesters jeer at Aruwakkalu tippers

Residents led by the Organization for a Clean Puttalam protest in Puttalam town in the early hours of yesterday. Inset: The Police Anti-Riot Squad join cops to bring the situation under control. Pictures by Raseen Rasmin, Kalpitiya Spl. Corr
Residents led by the Organization for a Clean Puttalam protest in Puttalam town in the early hours of yesterday. Inset: The Police Anti-Riot Squad join cops to bring the situation under control. Pictures by Raseen Rasmin, Kalpitiya Spl. Corr

A protest held in the early hours of yesterday in Puttalam town against the dumping of garbage from Colombo at the Aruwakkalu sanitary landfill site was swiftly brought under control by police.

During the protest led by the Organization for a Clean Puttalam, hundreds of people gathered along the Puttalam Lagoon and began jeering at the tippers that were transporting garbage to Aruwakkalu. Police personnel were swiftly deployed to ensure the tippers were not obstructed. The Police Anti-Riot Squad too was deployed at the site of the protest.


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