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Three arrested for attacking tipper trucks carrying waste to Aruwakkalu

19 August 2019 - 55   - 0

Three persons have been arrested for attacking a tipper truck which had been transporting waste from Colombo to Aruwakkalu today (Aug 19).

Police said the suspects had attacked three tipper-trucks by pelting stones, at around 1 am along the Puttalam - Mannar road. Slight damages had been caused to the side doors of the vehicles.

Residents of Aruwakkalu have repeatedly expressed strong objection towards the dumping of waste at a sanitary landfill in the area.

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