Social media temporarily banned

Social media platforms Whatsapp, Facebook, Viber and Youtube have once again been banned until further notice.

The Government Information Department has stated that this ban was imposed owing to the circulation of false propaganda on these platforms.

In addition, due to tense situations in several areas, the Police curfew was once again imposed in Chilaw, Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, and Dummalasuriya police divisions.

The Curfew was lifted at 4 a.m in Chilaw and 6 a.m in other areas today (13).