Aug 07, 2020

Tense situation in Jaffna

A tense situation has been reported in front of Jaffna Central College as police clashed with a mob, causing injuries to several persons.

The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) said that a tense situation arose between groups of people gathered outside waiting for counting to conclude.

The CMEV said that the situation escalated and the Police attempted to disperse the crowd.