Tear gas fired at protest near J’pura University
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Tear gas fired at protest near J’pura University

February 27, 2024   05:00 pm

Police have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse a group of protesting students near the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

The protest march was organized by the students’ union of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Sri Jayewardenepura University.

The agitation was reportedly launched demanding solutions to several concerns including issues related to hostels, cafeterias and delays in ‘Mahapola’ scholarship payments.

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